Champions Radio LI Returns To Religion

Champions Radio Long Island WLIR Hampton Bay ESPN New York 98.7 Hope RadioSports “Champions Radio” 107.1 WLIR Hampton Bays/96.9 W245BA Manorville, NY has dropped its format and returned to simulcasting the Christian “Hope Radio” network.

Champions Radio debuted last August with a mix of local programming and a simulcast of 98.7 WEPN-FM New York programming. Newsday’s Neal Best reports that the station had dropped its local hosts last month and negotiated an early out of its contract with ESPN.

Hope Radio is now heard on WLIR and five translators covering much of Long Island.

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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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