WGTS 91.9's History Timeline
For 60 years WGTS 91.9 has served Washington, D.C., and shared Christ. See a timeline of their history here.
WGTS is the first non-commercial radio station to start operating in the Washington, D.C., area.
The station’s power increases from 10 watts to 10,000 watts, and another power increase is completed in the mid-1960s.
WGTS is the first non-commercial radio station to broadcast in stereo in Washington, D.C.
Don Martin, WAU alumnus and current board member, becomes the first full-time manager of the station.
The station starts broadcasting 18 hours a day.
John Konrad becomes the manager, and the station soon changes to an inspirational Christian format.
The broadcast tower is moved to Arlington, Va., growing its coverage area significantly.
The station adds a chaplain’s position.
Manager John Konrad passes away suddenly. Kevin Krueger becomes manager.