WIWA-AM 1270  

Original Call Letters: WHIY

Originally Licensed: Feb. 3, 1958 

Original City of License: Eatonville 

Original Frequency: 1270 

Origin of Call Letters: 

Original Power:  5,000 Watts

Original Location: 1011 N. Wymore Rd Winter Park

Original Format: Spanish Language

Network Affiliation(s):


1957-Orlando Radio & Television Broadcasting Corp.
1969-Orlando Radio & Television Corp.
1978-Sudbrink  Broadcasting
1986-Metcom Associates Limited Partnership
1987-Metropolex Communications of Orlando Inc. 
1987-WORL Radio Inc ($1.65 million)
1992-Rumbault & Associates (Receiver for S.E. Broadcasting, Inc.)
1996-Radio Luz, Inc. ($378,500)
2019-MARC Radio Orlando, LLC   ($800,000)

History Of Call Letters and Formats:

WHIY-1957-Country Western  "Radio Hi Fi"   "Personality Radio"  
WORJ-1968-Easy Listening   "Big Orange Radio"
WORL-1971-Top 40
WORL-1987-R & B
WBZS-1988-Business News
WHBS-1991-News/Talk/Spanish Music
WRLZ-1996-Spanish  "Radio Luz Tu La Conoces"
WRLZ-2010-Spanish Contemporary
  WRLZ-2012-Spanish Language News   "Noticias 1270"
WRLZ-2014-Spanish Language News/Talk  "La Estacion Del Pueblo" 
WIWA-2019-Christian Talk  "The Shepherd"

History of WIWA 1270
On April 4, 2019 MARC Radio Group purchased Spanish-language WRLZ-AM 1270 form Radio Luz. The station changed its call sign to WIWA on July 3, 2019.

Names In WIWA 1270 History

Dr. Charles Stanley-2019-"In Touch"-
MARC Radio Orlando, LLC

Dr. Tony Evans-2019-"The Alternative"
-MARC Radio Orlando, LLC

Dr. James Dobson-2019-"Family Talk"-MARC Radio Orlando, LLC

Troy Brewer-2019-"Experiencing Real Life"-MARC Radio Orlando, LLC

Pastor Shawn Thornton-2019-"All Things New"-MARC Radio Orlando, LLC

Pastor Mike Faberez-2019-"Focal Point"-MARC Radio Orlando, LLC

Pastor Rick Warren-2019-"Daily Hope"-MARC Radio Orlando, LLC

Dave Ramsey-2023-"The Ramsey Show"-M-F-2PM-5PM-Marc Radio Gainesville, LLC

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