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WFLI Chattanooga To Go Dark

1070 WFLI Chattanooga Jet-FlyAnother day and another AM station is going dark.

WFLI Inc. Southern Gospel 1070 WFLI Lookout Mountain/Chattanooga TN will cease operations on March 31. The station has been in the possession of the Benns family since its sign-on in 1962 and became the powerhouse Top 40 for Chattanooga throughout the 1960s and 70s. Station co-founder Billy Benns also built and launched other heritage stations throughout the south including 690 WVOK Birmingham (now WJOX), 690 WAPE Jacksonville, and 740 WBAM Montgomery (now WMSP) with the Brennan Brothers.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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