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is an American radio station
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licensed to serve Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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. The station simulcasts a country music
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format with sister station WIOO
'WIOO', known as "Country Gold FM & AM", WIOO - AM is a 1000-watt daytime radio station licensed to Carlisle, Pennsylvania. It broadcasts an omnidirectional signal on 1000 kHz & which is duplicated on FM 97.9 MHz with fulltime service. The AM signed on the air in 1965. FM service was added in...
called "Country Gold Radio".
According to FCC ownership records, The stations are owned respectively by WIOO, Inc. & Shippensburg Broadcasting, Inc. Currently, WEEO AM, Licensed to Shippensburg, PA can be found on the FM Dial. WEEO - AM is simulcast via a first generation studio to transmitter audio link on 93.9 MHz in stereo 24/7. This station can be heard in Shippensburg, Chambersburg and Newville, PA. WEEO AM's station motto is Shippensburg first. Additionally, The station airs "AROUND THE TOWN SHIPPENSBURG HAPPENINGS" 5 minutes past every hour.
Cary Simpson the station's previous owner was able to convince Valcom the maker of fiberglass whip antennas to place a prototype antenna on his antenna site. The station used a 74-foot Valcom V-33070 fiberglass whip antenna rather than a conventional AM radio tower because of Simpson's desire.
In 2008 due to major mechanical failure of the internal radiator element of the Valcom, the station constructed a 150 foot folded unipole designed by R.Morgan Burrow, Jr. P.E. Which yields a higher operating efficiency than the Valcom.