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March 2, 1960:     Palmetto Broadcasting System, Inc. files application with the
                           Federal Communications Commission for a construction permit
                           to build a new AM station on 1560khz at Lancaster, S. C.

March 28, 1962:   The Federal Communications Commission issues a grant to
                           Palmetto Broadcasting System, Inc. for the applied for construction
                           permit.   The permit was for 1,000 watts day/500 watts critical
                           hours on AM clear channel 1560khz.

August 7, 1962:    The new station commences broadcasting at 10:00 AM under the
                           call letters WAGL.  While call letters are not required to stand for
                           anything, the call letters of WAGL were chosen to stand for
                           Weaving A Greater Lancaster...denoting the fact that Lancaster,
                           S. C. was, and is today, a predominantly cotton mill town.  At the
                           time the Lancaster Plant of Springs Mills, now Springs Industries,
                           was the largest cotton mill in the world under one roof.  The local
                           competing radio station that had begun broadcasting 11 years
                           earlier in Lancaster also chose call letters relating to the town's
                           main industry.  Their call letters were WLCM to stand for
                           World's Largest Cotton Mill.

March 15, 1967:   WAGL pushes the button on a new higher power.   Having initally
                           come on the air in 1962 with an authorized power of 1,000 watts,
                           the owners saw the need for a greater coverage area and applied to
                           the FCC for a power increase to 10,000 watts.  The application
                           was approved by the FCC after hearings were neccessary due to
                           objections by the ownership of WLCM and another competing
                           application in North Carolina.  WAGL went onto the new higher
                           power of 10,000 watts at 9:00 AM on March 15, 1967.  The
                           authorization was for 10,000 watts day/500 watts critical hours
                           operating on a non-directional antenna.

May 10, 1971:      WAGL begins operation of a new antenna system, with FCC
                           approval, that permitted operation at 10,000 watts during critical
                           hours.  This new antenna system was a two tower directional
                           array that was used during critical hours.  At this point WAGL
                           was permitted to operate at 10,000 watts from sign on to sign off
                           each day, using the new two tower array during critical hours and
                           a one tower non-directional antenna during daylight hours.

March 26, 1976:   Palmetto Broadcasting System, Inc. applies to the FCC to operate
                           WAGL at AM radio's top authorized power of 50,000 watts.  The
                           instant application is for a four tower array to operate on two
                           directional patterns...one for critical hours and another for daylight
                           hours.  The transmitter site must be moved from the present
                           location (in the same building with the studio/office, with the
                           towers across the street at 101 S. Woodland Dr. in Lancaster) to
                           a new location on Riverside Road in Lancaster County, approx-
                           imately halfway between Lancaster, S. C. and Rock Hill, S. C. 
                           The FCC grants said application in April of 1978 and construction

June 15, 1979:     WAGL begins program service at 12 noon on the new 50,000 watt
                           facillity becoming one ot America's most powerful AM stations. 
                           At that time WAGL becomes one of 136 AM stations in the U. S.
                           (out of a total of 5200+) to be authorized to broadcast at the top
                           power of 50,000 watts.

May 5, 1985:       WAGL begins broadcasting in AM STEREO.  Stereo on AM was
                           a relatively new technology, having been approved by the FCC in
                           1981.  There were no less than 5 techinal/engineering formats that
                           a station could use and some of the first stations to do it, such as
                           WBT Charlotte, N. C. chose the Kahn isolated sideband format. 
                           After a couple of years went by it became obvious that the format
                           that was the most likely to become the universally accepted one
                           was the Motorola C-QUAM format.  WAGL selects this format
                           and becomes one of the early pioneers in AM STEREO
                           broadcasting.   It was a few years later that the FCC designated
                           the Motorola C-QUAM format as the industry standard.

April 15, 1998:     WAGL begins broadcasting on the internet.  The technology of
                           computers had snowballed in recent years and the internet was
                           obviously the wave of the future.  By this time computer technology
                           was rapidly working it's way into the broadcast industry like all
                           other industries.  WAGL was now deep into computer technology
                           with all music and all commercials stored on computer hard drives,
                           and programing was now being done not by turntable to air and not
                           by CD player to air but by hard drive to air.   It was a natural next
                           step to broadcast on the internet.   The program service on the
                           internet was seperate from the one on the AM station.  The
                           internet program format chosen was Southern Gospel Music.  The 
                           web site domain becomes www.southerngospelwebwide.com
                           and the transmission technology chosen was IP MULTICASTING.
                           At this juncture about 10% of the radio stations in the U. S. were
                           already broadcasting their on air program service on the internet.
                           However, all of these stations were using the old transmission
                           technology of UDP UNICASTING.   WAGL chose the new
                           technology, which today is not yet totally in place on the internet. 
                           The reason for this choice being made was that under udp
                           unicasting a station is limited to approximately 500 to 1,000
                           similtaneous listeners.  Under IP MULTICASTING similtaneous
                           listenership is totally unlimited.  On April 15, 1998 WAGL
                           becomes the first radio station in the United States to program
                           on the internet using the IP MULTICASTING technology. 
                           WAGL and www.southerngospelwebwide.com have made

The Future:          No radio station; indeed, no one stands still.  Either you make
                           progress or slide backwards.  The future belongs to hard workers
                           and progressive thinkers.  WAGL and it's people will endeavor
                           to be in this group.