WAFN FM is branded as “Fun 92.7”. It is a US broadcasting service licensed to serve Arab, Alabama. Established in 1977, this station is now owned by Fun Media Group, Inc. Principally liked for its classic format, the service is one of the top 10 Adult Oldies stations. The station is active on social media networking sites. It streams online and is available in an app on app stores. Besides playing classic hits, the station also airs world news, weather forecasts, local events, and high school football scoreboard.
History of WAFN – Fun 92.7:
WAFN first air date was 1977, and its former call sign was WCRQ-FM (1977-1998). Its current call letters mean Arab’s FuN. The station is affiliated with Westwood One and offers fun-filled programs to keep listeners well informed about the neighbourhood happenings, sports and much more. The channel entertains the first locality of approx 350,000 residents with its around the clock dynamic programing.
In addition to routine transmission, the station is an excellent marketing platform for local businesses. It also provides production services for advertisements at reasonable rates. However, its giveaways are a cherry on the top. Fun 92.7 carries news and weather from WHNT 19. Along with World news, the station also offers local job listing.
The station supports various human and animal protection organizations. It spends enormous funds in marketing assistance to many public groups, non-profit foundations, and charitable causes by giving free services such as production, advertisement, and dubbing of civil service announcements for distribution to other broadcasting services.
Licensed Class A full-service FM station, with facility ID 57439, the station covers Morgan, Etowah, Madison, Marshall, Dekalb, Blount, Jackson, and Cullman counties. With a non-directional antenna pattern, its digital status is analogue only transmitting at Effective Radiation Power (ERP) 6000 Watts. Granted on 18/7/2012 its license expires on 01/4/2020, while it’s last Federal Communication Commission update was on 18/7/2012.
Following is the detail of programs aired throughout the week.
Blondie in the Dark (Midnight – 05:00 AM).
Michael St. John hosts The FUN House presenting Ashley & Brad (05:00 AM-09:00 AM).
Middays with Bobby Knight (09:00 AM-02:00 PM).
Afternoons with “All American” Adam Ward (02:00 PM – 07:00 PM).
Nights with “Hollywood” Kevin James (07:00 PM-Midnight).
Blondie in the Dark.
Saturday Night Dance Party.
Steve Goddard presenting “Goddard’s Gold”.
“America’s Greatest Hits” with Scott Shannon.
“Remember Then” with Citizen Bill”.
“Sunday Night Hall of Fame” with Citizen Bill”.