|City||St. Augustine, Florida|
|Broadcast area||Jacksonville, Florida|
|Branding||CBS Sports Radio 96.5 & 1420|
|First air date||January 3, 1954|
|Power||2,180 watts day|
250 watts night
|Former callsigns||WSTN (1954-1960s), WETH (1960s-1970)|
|Affiliations||CBS Sports Radio|
Motor Racing Network
|Owner||Kristine Phillips |
(Phillips Broadcasting, LLC)
WAOC (1420 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a sports format. Licensed to St. Augustine, Florida, United States, the station serves the Jacksonville area. The station is currently owned by Phillips Broadcasting, LLC and features programming from CBS Sports Radio, The Sport Buffet and Motor Racing Network.
|City of license||ERP
|W243AW||96.5||Middleburg, Florida||250||D||FCC||Phillips Broadcasting (owner)|
WAOC begins broadcasting as WSTN on January 3. It is initially a 1 kW daytimer.
WAOC airs a news/talk format in competition with WFOY. Its sister station WJQR signs on.
WAOC is bought by Shull Broadcasting & becomes a sister station to WFOY & "Real Country 1420."
Kevin Leslie Geddings, known on air as "Kevin Leslie" & also husband of WAOC owner Kris Phillips was sentenced on May 7, 2007, due to an October 2006 conviction of 5 counts of fraud when he served as the state lottery commissioner in North Carolina. Geddings must serve 4 years in federal prison in Jesup, Georgia, as well as pay a $25,000 fine. His conviction was vacated on August 27, 2010. The government was ordered to return the $25,000 fine and $500 special assessment Geddings paid. Source: St. Augustine Record. September 7, 2010.
- "WAOC Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
- "Geddings gets 4-year prison term, $25,000 fine on fraud conviction". St. Augustine Record. May 8, 2007.
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WAOC
- Radio-Locator Information on WAOC
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WAOC
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