WSJL 88.1 FM, also known as Elijah Radio. Its license city is Bessemer, Alabama, USA. The station is a non-profit, faith-based ministry whose owner is Elijah Radio, Inc. It is best known for airing Christian Talk programming. The transmission is inclusive as it addresses all walks of life. Besides airing sermons, it also broadcasts shows on family, children, health, finance, prophecy, science and motivational readings. Listeners deem it the best among Christian talk radio serving the community.
Mission & Vision of Elijah Radio:
Their mission is to preach the Holy doctrine to prepare Christian for the return of Jesus Christ while their vision is to be a faith ministry whose objective is to proclaim God’s love as well as demonstrate it by loving and helping humanity. They believe that Jesus is the ultimate solution to all the predicaments of humanity. The station’s call letters WSJL, ‘We share Jesus’ Love’ outline its mission and vision in a brilliant way.
The FCC approved the original building permit of the station to start airing to Northport, Alabama on 22-05-2005; however, the radio station received its call sign from the FCC on 18-05-2005. It is interesting to note that a primary studio waiver was approved on 13-03-2008, permitting the station to air from a distant site without being physically present into the city of license. Nevertheless, it received its license to serve Northport on 09-05-2008.
It stopped broadcasting on 13-03-2008 as per reports of the FCC. Although the staff informed the FCC about the technical issue of excessive noise and sought a special provisional right to go off the air for three months yet The FCC declined their request on 09-02-2009.
Elijah Radio, Inc bought the station from the first licensee, Marry V. Harrish Foundation in the first quarter of 2013. On August 13, 20013, the station switched its city of license from Northport to Bessemer, Al.
WRHP (100.1MHz) is its new station and simulcasts its programming in Anniston, AL. This news station covers Pell City, Talladega, Jacksonville, Gadsden, Piedmont. WSJL 88.1 FM offers online streaming and app downloading for android as well as iOS applications for fans worldwide. It is a full-service FM station with Class A license and facility ID 88660. Its ERP is 6,000 Watts. Its antenna pattern is directional whereas its digital status is analogue only.
Celebrated Shows & Hosts:
David Asscherick- Weekends (noon)
David Asscherick, the Leading Pastor of the Kingscliff Church, Australia, enjoys a big fan following from around the world.
Hope Lives 365 – New Program!- Saturdays (2:30 PM)
Mark Finley, as a host, promotes the implementation of Christ’s gospel to bring abundance and life-changing truths into the everyday life of Christians.
Celebrating Life in Recovery with Cheri Peters- Tuesdays and Thursdays (12: 00 PM)
Power of Daily Living with Pastor Dr Compton Ross, Jr – Weekends (11:00 PM)