WGRU-AM 840
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Original Call Letters: WNUY (Construction Permit)

Originally Licensed: Sep 18, 1984 

Original City of License: Scottsmoor  

Original Frequency: 840 

Origin of Call Letters: Sounds Like; "The Groove" ("GRUve")

Original Power: 1,000 watts daytime

Original Location: 805 N. Dixie Ave 

Original Format: Talk


Network Affiliation(s):


USA Radio Network
TalkStar Radio Network


Owner(s):


1984-Lorena M. Durocher
1984-Randy E. Henry
1989-Florida Public Radio, Inc.
1989-Arzuaga Broadcasting Group (LMA)
1991-Florida Public Radio, Inc.
1991-WPGS, Inc ($65,000)
2004-Len Radio Broadcasting LLC (LMA)
2006-WPGS, Inc  
2011-Caribbean Broadcasting LLC


History Of  Call Letters and Formats:


WNUY-1984-News/Talk
WPGS-1985-News/Talk 
WPGS-1986-Big Band/Nostalgia/News/Talk
WPGS-1993-Regional Mexican
WPGS-2004-CNN Headline News 
WPGS-2006-Talk (Talk Star Radio Network)
WPGS-2008-Oldies/Talk   "Reminiscing Radio"
WGRU-2009-Smooth Jazz   "The Groove Smooth Jazz 840"
WPGS-2011-Country  
WPGS-2011-Ethnic Creole
WPGS-2012-Country


WGRU History
WGRU began as WPGS. In October of 2009 WPGS became part of the "The Groove" network of stations. 
3-15-2011-WGRU returns to using the WPGS call letters

Names In WGRU History


Ed Shiflett-1993-Executive Vice President/Promotions Vice President/Engineering Vice President-WPGS Radio, Inc.
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