WLOK Radio Station

WLOK Radio Station (HM8YP)

Location: Memphis, TN 38103 Shelby County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 8.146', W 90° 3.379'

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In 1977 WLOK became Memphis' first African-American owned radio station. Established on this site, Gilliam Communications' WLOK is a family-oriented format on which many of the nation's top African-American leaders have appeared. Several of the nation's leading disc jockeys starred here. WLOK's community involvement includes college scholarships and the renowned WLOK Stone Soul Picnic. The station's call letters, WLOK-AM, are "A Family Tradition."
HM NumberHM8YP
Marker Number4E 135
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 10:48am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 768211 N 3892066
Decimal Degrees35.13576667, -90.05631667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.146', W 90° 3.379'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 8.76" N, 90° 3' 22.74" W
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Area Code(s)901
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 120-146 Talbot Ave, Memphis TN 38103, US
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