WLUS-AM 980 
Gainesville

Original Call Letters: WDVH

Originally Licensed: Oct 18, 1954 

Original City of License: Gainesville

Original Frequency: 980

Origin of Call Letters:

Original Power: 5,000 watts daytime

Original Location:   

Original Format: MOR


Network Affiliation(s):

Associated Press

Owner(s):

1954-Decatur Broadcasting Co.
1955-WDVH, Inc. 
1969-DAE Broadcasting Co. 
1986-Eagle Broadcasting Co. ($407,000)
1996-Pinnacle AM Broadcasting, Inc  ($450,000)
1999-Prime Time Radio
2000-Pamal Broadcasting ($762,500 purchased with WDJY-FM)
2004-Jablamo, LLC ($8 million with WYNY-AM 1240, WKZY-FM 106.9, WLUS-AM 980, WTMN-AM 1430
          WRZN-AM 720, WHHZ-FM 100.5, WDJY-FM 101.7 and WTMG-FM 101.3)

History of Call Letters and Formats:

WDVH-1954-Country Western  "5,000 watt Giant of Florida"
WDVH-1969-Country
WLUS-1986-MOR/Big Bands
WLUS-1996-Adult Standards "US98"
WDVH-2004-Classic Country  "WDVH…Your Country Legends"
WDVH-2011-Talk
WDVH-2013-Country   "Country Legends"
WDVH-2016-Conservative Talk/Country   "I Am Country 94.1/101.7"


Names in WLUS History

Larry Edwards-1988-Owner/Manager-Eagle Broadcasting Co.
Frank Boros aka "Frank"-1986-1989-Eagle Broadcasting Co.
Jim Brown-1986-General Manager-Eagle Broadcasting Co.


Jim Brand
-1986-Program Director-Eagle Broadcasting Co./1996-Program Director-Pinnacle AM Broadcasting, Inc.   

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George Fogle-1988-Chief Engineer-Eagle Broadcasting Co.

Tom McCoy-General Manager/Vice President of Sales-Pinnacle AM Broadcasting, Inc.
Ron Crider-Chief Engineer-Pinnacle AM Broadcasting, Inc.




Otis Boggs-Co-host of the "O.J. Show"-6:30am to 8:30am weekdays  In Memory

Jim Finch-Co-host of the " O.J. Show"-6:30am to 8:30am weekdays

Cindy Thompson-Sales Manager

Dan Andrews
Hans Borger
James Brown
Tim McGuire


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