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CityPekin, Illinois
Broadcast areaPeoria, Illinois
Slogan"Faith, Hope, Family"
Frequency91.5 MHz
First air dateNovember 1983
FormatContemporary Christian music
ERP47,000 watts
HAAT154 meters (505 ft)
AffiliationsNorthwestern Media
OwnerUniversity of Northwestern - Saint Paul
Sister stationsWBGL, WCFL, WIBI
WebcastListen Now

WCIC is a contemporary Christian music station in Peoria, Illinois. It is licensed to the nearby suburb of Pekin and owned by the University of Northwestern - Saint Paul. Studios are located in northwest Peoria.


In addition to the main station at 91.5, WCIC simulcasts on full-power satellites WPRC 88.7 in Sheffield, Illinois (serving Sterling and Rock Falls), WSCT 90.5 in Springfield, Illinois and relays via an additional five translators. Between them, WCIC's network stretches across most of west-central Illinois.

Call sign Frequency
City of license ERP
m (ft)
Class FCC info
WPRC 88.7 Sheffield, Illinois 8,500 127 m (417 ft) B1 FCC
WSCT 90.5 Springfield, Illinois 3,800 125 m (410 ft) A FCC
W212AN 90.3 Jacksonville, Illinois 55 76 m (249 ft) D FCC
W255AI 98.9 Bloomington, Illinois 55 54 m (177 ft) D FCC
K247BW 97.3>107.9(CP) Bettendorf, Iowa 40 95 m (312 ft) D FCC
W263AO 100.5 Galesburg, Illinois 19 99.2 m (325 ft) D FCC
W219DV 91.7 Jacksonville, Illinois 38 46 m (151 ft) D FCC

Frequency areas[edit]

  • 91.5 WCIC Pekin, Peoria, Havana, Canton, Washington, Bartonville, Lewistown, Morton, Dunlap, and Surrounding Areas.
  • 90.5 WSCT Springfield, Lincoln, Petersburg, Taylorville, Rochester, Chatham, Athens, Auburn, Sherman, Pawnee, Oakford, Kinkaid, Mt. Pulaski and Surrounding Areas.
  • 88.7 WPRC Sheffield, Sterling, Rock Falls, and Surrounding Areas.
  • 90.3 W212AN & 91.7 W219DV Jacksonville, Waverly, Alexander, Browning, Mt.Steling, and Surrounding Areas.
  • 98.9 W255AI Bloomington-Normal, LeRoy, Shirley, Heyworth, Towanda, Lexington, and Surrounding Areas.
  • 100.5 W263AO Galesburg, Roseville, Knoxville, Williamsfield, East Galesburg, and Surrounding Areas.
  • 97.3 K247BW Bettendorf, Davenport, Moline, East Moline, Rock Island, and Surrounding Areas.

New Life Media Network[edit]

WCIC and Champaign-based sister station WBGL are part of the New Life Media Network. Between them, the two stations and their satellites and repeaters cover almost two-thirds of Illinois, as well as portions of Missouri, Iowa, and Indiana.

On August 6, 2019 the Illinois Bible Institute reached an agreement to sell the entire WBGL/WCIC New Life Media Network to the University of Northwestern – St. Paul, which owns and operates a network of contemporary Christian stations and a network of Christian talk and teaching stations, for $9,901,558.34.[1][2][3][4]

On air/program guide[edit]



  1. ^ "Northwestern Media Acquires WBGL/WCIC In Illinois", Radio Insight. August 6, 2019. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  2. ^ "U. of Northwestern Buys 13 Stations From Illinois Bible Institute", HisAir.net. August 5, 2019. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  3. ^ "Northwestern Media Moves to Buy New Life Media", All Access Music Group. August 5, 2019. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  4. ^ "U. of Northwestern Buys 13 Stations From Illinois Bible Institute", Inside Radio. August 6, 2019. Retrieved August 26, 2019.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°33′29″N 89°34′05″W / 40.558°N 89.568°W / 40.558; -89.568