WDEL, Wilmington, DE

WDEL (1150 AM) is a news/talk radio station in Wilmington, Delaware. WDEL first signed on in 1922 and is one of the first 100 broadcast radio stations licensed in the US. WDEL is a class B (regional) station, currently operating at 5,000 watts. For much of its history, WDEL was an NBC affiliate. Prior to 1942, WDEL was co-owned with WILM with WDEL taking programs primarily from NBC's Red Network and WILM taking programs mostly from NBC's Blue Network. With the demise of old time network radio in the 1950s, WDEL adopted a full service format combining news, sports and middle of the road music. Among its personalities were disc jockeys Dick Graham, Bill Horleman and Arnold Zenker, sports director Bill Pheiffer and news reporters Manning Kimmel, Joe Mosbrook, Burke Hully and Pat Ciarrocchi...

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