Blue Ridge Broadcasting purchases station and translator in Winston-Salem N.C.

Long-standing Christian station The Light FM expands to Winston-Salem, N.C.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 15, 2019 – Blue Ridge Broadcasting (BRB), a listener-supported broadcast radio ministry of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, has entered an agreement to purchase Winston-Salem radio stations WSMX-AM and FM translator W235CY from Truth Broadcasting Corporation.

Pending approval from the Federal Communications Commission, the purchase will allow the ministry to fulfill a goal of providing its long-established Christ-centered programming on a clear signal to people throughout Winston-Salem and its’ western suburbs. WSMX is heard during daytime hours on 1500 AM with a power of 140 watts. W235CY is heard 24 hours a day on 94.9 FM with a power of 250 watts from an antenna located 1,053 feet above sea level.

About Blue Ridge Broadcasting:
Blue Ridge Broadcasting, a ministry of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, operates a listener-supported Christian radio group called The Light FM. From a tower site near the peak of Mt. Mitchell, N.C., the station’s flagship frequency, 106.9 FM WMIT, has the nation’s 12th largest FM coverage area, reaching portions of seven states. The Light FM is also simulcast on multiple additional frequencies. It can be heard globally at thelightfm.org, via its smartphone apps for iPhones and Android, and on Amazon Echo, Tap and Google smart speakers.

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