WGOG 101.7 FM is a regional but locally-focused FM radio station that focuses on the Golden Corner of South Carolina-Oconee County and the Clemson-Pendleton areas of Anderson and Pickens Counties. Known as The Golden Corners Radio Station, 101.7 WGOG provides primary signal service to 181,966 persons in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. WGOG is the only full power community FM radio station in Oconee County. In addition to mainstream Country music, WGOG maintains a full-time awarding winning local news department anchored by Oconee Countys dean of news reporters, Dick Mangrum. Hourly community information features, listener interaction and a staff involved in the communities it serves; 101.7 WGOG is the Golden Corners Radio Station. What really separates WGOG from other radio stations in the area is the local news, sports, weather and community information. Local news updates are heard throughout the broadcast day and bulletins when news occurs. This local coverage is complemented by top-of-the-hour ABC Radio News. Live broadcasts of Upstate-area football games are featured on WGOG. The station maintains a direct connection to the National Weather Service, providing instant and accurate weather information 24 hours daily. When bad weather conditions threaten the Golden Corner, listeners depend on the Golden Corners Radio Station 101.7 WGOG. The 101.7 WGOG(FM) transmitter and 500 foot tall tower are located on a high ridge near Tamassee, South Carolina. The site was chosen for its high elevation of 1500 feet above sea level; some 500 feet higher than the primary cities in WGOGs service area-Walhalla, Seneca, Westminster and Clemson. This location provides an extra boost to the WGOG signal across the Golden Corner. The stations 6,000-watt crystal-clear FM stereo signal operates at full power 24 hours daily. In addition to the Golden Corner, the stations primary signal reaches into western North Carolina and northeast Georgia providing WGOG advertisers bonus coverage across the three state region. The signal reaches from the metropolitan areas of Greenville, South Carolina to Athens, Georgia. In addition to the thousands of local residents who listen, WGOG serves thousands more who pass through the heart of the WGOG listening area along Interstate Highway 85, the main transportation corridor between Atlanta, Georgia and Charlotte, North Carolina. Each year, millions visit our areas Lake Hartwell, Lake Keowee, Lake Jocassee, and the Blue Ridge Mountains all served by the Golden Corners Radio Station 101.7 WGOG.
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