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WODI City Brookneal, Virginia Broadcast area Brookneal, Virginia Altavista, Virginia Branding "1230 The Fan" Frequency 1230 kHz First air date 1965 Format Sports Talk Power 1,000 watts day and night Class C Facility ID 60771 Transmitter coordinates 37°2′17.0″N 78°56′30.0″W / 37.038056°N 78.941667°W / 37.038056; -78.941667 Callsign meaning W ODI as in "woodie" Affiliations CBS Sports Radio Owner JKC Media Ventures LLC Webcast WODI Webstream Website WODI Online WODI is a sports talk formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Brookneal, Virginia, serving Brookneal and Altavista in Virginia. WODI is owned and operated by JKC Media Ventures LLC.[1] In September 2013, it was reported that the owners of WODI had asked the Federal Communications Commission for permission to cease broadcasting temporarily because of technical problems which had caused the transmitter to shut down repeatedly.[2] Contents 1 History 2 Featured 3 Station Sold 4 References 5 External links History[edit] The station was launched in 1965 and serves central Virginia. In March 2009, The Rain Broadcasting, Inc., purchased WODI from D and M Communications. The Rain Broadcasting, Inc. is owned by Roger W. and Kangja Morgan. Roger is a broadcast radio programming veteran having programmed radio stations throughout the U.S. including KOIL in Omaha, WIFE in Indianapolis, and KISN in Portland for Star Stations. More recently, Roger programmed KYA and K-101 in San Francisco and served as host and producer of "Rock N' Roll Rewind." Ownership of WODI was subsequently transferred to JKC Media Ventures LLC of Edison, NJ.[3] Featured[edit] WODI's studio, tower, and staff were featured in a July 17, 2003 edition of Scott Fybush's "Tower Site of the Week" website.[4] Station Sold[edit] According to radio information website VARTV.com, D&M Communications sold WODI to Christianstead, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands based The Rain Broadcasting for $135,000. The Rain Broadcasting owns one other station, WVVI in Christianstead, St. Croix.[1] References[edit] ^ "WODI Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division.  ^ "Virginia AM Changes Hands".  ^ "Radio-Locator Info on WODI-AM".  ^ Fybush, Scott. "WODI, Brookneal VA". Fybush.com. Retrieved 2007-09-17.  External links[edit] 1230 The Fan Online Query the FCC's AM station database for WODI Radio-Locator Information on WODI Query Nielsen Audio's AM stat 일베야