WKIQ-AM 1240              
Eustis

Original Call Letters: WLCO

Originally Licensed: Jun 1955

Original City of License: Eustis

Original Frequency: 1240

Origin of Call Letters: 

Original Power: 10,000 watts

Original Location: 1057 N. Palm Circle

Original Format: Variety


Network Affiliation(s):

Associated Press Radio
NBC Radio News
Westwood One
United Press International
CNBC Business Radio
Talk America
United Broadcasting Network
Premiere Radio Networks

Owner(s):

1955-Lake County Broadcasting Company
1956-Floyd W. Hess
1964-Barringer Broadcasting Corp.

1978-C-S Broadcasting Corp.
1982-Lake Media 
1988-WKLE, Inc.
1989-Starship Communications  ($2000,000)
1992-J & V Communications  ($75,000)
1996-Christianson Broadcasting Inc.
1998-McKenzie Broadcast Associates, Inc. ($210,000)
2003-Gateway Broadcasting and Internet, Inc
2004-Rama Communications ($180,000) with WQBQ-AM 1410
2005-Mary Banks Ministries Inc. (LMA)
2006-Glover Radio Network LLC (LMA)
2009-WE Properties/Central Florida Sports Marketing (LMA)
2010-Rama Communications
2015-La Gigante Radio LLC (LMA)   

History Of Call Letters and Formats:

WLCO-1955-Variety
WLCO-1965-Variety  "Radio Wilco!"
WLCO-1966-Country Western
WLCO-1973-Variety   "The Good Life"   "Good Life Radio"
WLCO-1977-Rock and Roll
WLCO-1979-Country Western
WEUS-1982-All American (Easy Listening)
WEUS-1985-Country
WLCF-1987-All American  (Easy Listening)
WWLB-1989-All American  (Easy Listening)
WKIQ-1989-All American  (Easy Listening)
WKIQ-1989-Country   "Classic Hit Country"
WKIQ-1992-MOR
WKIQ-1993-Talk/Music
WKIQ-1996-Music/Talk/News

WKIQ-1998-Classic Country
WKIQ-2004-Silent  
WKIQ-2005-Gospel
WKIQ-2004-Classic Country
WKIQ-2005-Spanish
WKIQ-2006-Gospel/R&B
WKIQ-2006-Religious "Where Tradition Meets Truth"
WKIQ-2008-News/Sports/Music  "Your Hometown Station"
WKIQ-2009-Urban Contemporary   "The New Q 1240"
WKIQ-2009-Silent    (9-2-09)
WKIQ-2009-Sports/Sporting News Radio (9-25-09) 
WKIQ-2010-Silent  (5-10)
WKIQ-2010-Regional Mexican Simulcast of WLAA-AM 1600
WKIQ-2010-Regional Mexican   "La Gigante"

Names in "La Gigante" History



E.J. Sanchez "El Coyote"-2010-General Manager/Mornings-Rama Communications/
La Gigante Radio LLC

Alberto Rojas "El Chamo"-2010-2012-Producer-Rama Communications
Oscar Fuentes "DJ Whopper"-2010-2012-Rama Communications


Valentin Lopez "DJ El Primo"-2010-7PM-10PM-Rama Communications
Alma Aguila "La Soņadora"-2010-Rama Communications


Armando Nieto "DJ Broncas"-2010-M-F-2PM-6PM/Producer-Rama Communications
Isela Marronquin-2012-Weekends-7AM-10AM -Rama Communications
Ignacio Martinez "DJ Spider"-2012-Weekends-Noon-3PM -Rama Communications
Juan Muņoz "DJ Aventurero"-2012-Weekends-3PM-6PM -Rama Communications


Sandoval Neida
-La Gigante Radio LLC


Jorge Zambrano-La Gigante Radio LLC


      


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