Infobox Radio Station
name = WDGG
airdate = October 1948
frequency = 93.7MHz
Huntington, West VirginiaAshland, Kentucky Ironton, Ohio| branding = "93.7 The Dawg"
format = Country| affiliations = CBS (1945-59, 1960-72) ABC (1972-83)
former_callsigns = WCMI-FM (1948-70) WAMX-FM (1970-88) WRVC-FM (1988-90s)
erp = 100,000
slogan = "Country Favorites and Fun"
class = C
website = http://www.wdgg.fm
callsign_meaning = WDoGG (
WDGG (93.7 FM) is one of several
country musicformatted radio stationsin the Huntington, West Virginia, Ashland, Kentucky, and Ironton, Ohio, market area. The Dawg's city of license is Ashland, and their studios are in Huntington. The Dawg is the flagship station of the Marshall Universitysports radio network. The station along with WRVC-FM, WRVC-AM, and WCMIare owned by Huntington-based Kindred Communications.
WDGG has an ERP of 100,000 Watts and is licensed to the city of Ashland, due to
West Virginiaonly being an FCCZone I state, which would only allow the station to have 50,000 Watts of maximum power if it were to be licensed to Huntington.
*WDGG started out as WCMI-FM; A full-time country station that also carries NASCAR Nationwide Series and Sprint Cup series, as well as Marshall football and men's basketball
*WDGG formerly was a
Album-Oriented Rockstation known as WAMX-FMin 1983 (WAMX is now an unrelated station located on 106.3 FM in Huntington.)
*The station became known as
WRVC-FMin 1988. WRVC-FM is now located on 92.7 FM, also owned by Kindred, and is know as The Planet, 92.7 FM, The Real Rock Station.
*The station known as WRVC-AM is now ESPN 930-AM, a 5,000-watt station (daytime) carrying sports for about 21 of 24 hours on-air from the nation's sports leader, ESPN. Events include Marshall sports (football and men's basketball also on WDGG; AM also carries women's basketball and baseball), Triple Crown racing, NFL, NCAA football and basketball, NBA, NHL, IRL-Indy 500, NASCAR Craftsman Trucks and Spring Valley High School football and boy's basketball.
*WCMI 1340 AM is a progressive talk station with about 1,000 watts from a tower in Catlettsburg, Ky., that also carries some sporting events, including West Virginia Power baseball, Spring Valley boys basketball and NCAA football and basketball
Notable weekday programming on WDGG includes "The Radio Ranch" on mornings, Chuck Black, on late morning, Rocky on mid-days, Crawdawg on afternoons, "
Neon Nights with Lia" weekday evenings, and Danny Wrightovernight.
* [http://www.wdgg.fm The Dawg WDGG official website]
* [http://members.aol.com/jeff570/wcmi.html History of WCMI-FM/WAMX/WRVC-FM/WDGG]
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