Original Call Letters: WLOF

Originally Licensed: Oct 26, 1940  

Original City of License: Orlando  

Original Frequency: 950

Origin of Call Letters: 

Original Power: 1,200 watts

Translator: W288BI-FM 105.5, Deltona-2014, W235CJ-FM 94.9 Orlando

Original Location: 

Original Format: Religion

Network Affiliation(s):


1940-Hazelwood Broadcasting

1949-Hazelwood, Inc.

1952-Mid-Florida Radio Corp.
1964-Clarke Broadcasting, Corp. ($525,000) 
1972-Home Security Broadcasting Company ($2.5 Million)

1977-Rounsaville of Cincinnati, Inc.
1982-Nationwide Communications  (Purchase price for WLOF and WBJW-FM 105.1 $6.5 million)
1983-New City Communications

1991-ABC, Inc. ($5 Million)
1997-Cox Broadcasting
1998-Thomas Harvey Moffit, Sr.
1998-TM2, Inc
2006-Salem Communications ($10 million with WHIM-AM 1520)
2017-Caron Broadcasting, Inc. (Subsidiary of Salem Communications Corporation)  

History Of  Call Letters and Formats:

WLOF-1940-Block Programming On 1230 kHz
WLOF-1972-Top 40
WCOT-1982-Adult Standards  
WBJW-1984-Simulcast of WBJW FM 105.1  
WOMX-1989-Simulcast of WOMX FM 105.1
WZKD-1994-Children  "Radio AAHS"  
WZKD-1996-Adult Contemporary
WTLN-1998-Religion Simulcast of WTLN-FM   "Life Changing Christian Radio" 

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Broadcaster to buy WTLN, WHIM  
Orlando Sentinel
Oct 22, 2005
Salem Communications Corp. said Friday that it will acquire Orlando-area radio stations 950 AM (WTLN) and 1520 AM (WHIM), from Alton Rainbow Corp. and TM2 Inc., for about $10 million. The transaction, subject to regulatory approvals and other closing conditions, is expected to close in the first quarter of 2006. Last month, Salem announced that it would acquire Orlando station 660 AM (WORL), which will be programmed in a news-talk format. Headquartered in Camarillo, Calif., Salem is a leading broadcaster of Christian and family-themed radio programming.

Names In WTLN History

Dean O'Neal-1991-Program Director-ABC, Inc. 

Allan Dempsey-1991-Program Director/Afternoons-ABC, Inc.

Jeff Senas-2003-Show Producer/Production Assistant-Salem Communications Corp  
Joe Gonzalez-2005-General Manager-Salem Communications Corp.
Edward G. Atsinger III-2005-President/CEO-Salem Communications Corp.
Darren Ryder-2006-General Manager-Salem Communications Corp  

Bill Bokunic-2010-Cluster General Sales Manager-Salem Communications Corp 
Bill Files-2011-General Manager for Orlando cluster-Salem Communications Corp  

ric Metaxas-2015-3PM-4:30PM-Salem Communications Corp  

Jim Turner-Weekend Board Operator/Producer-Salem Communications Corp  

John Stolz-Director of Ministry Development-Salem Communications Corp  

Joe Ferraro-Promotions Director-Salem Communications Corp  

Colin Brady
-Producer-Salem Communications Corp     In Memory

Debrah Hayden-Traffic Manager-Salem Communications Corp  

Christy Siron-Administrative Assistant-Salem Communications Corp  

Bruce Cherry-Account Executive-Salem Communications Corp  

Bill Rhoden-Church Relations
Dave Santrella-President of Salem's Radio Division

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