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WDGL
WDGL
City of license Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Broadcast area Baton Rouge/Lafayette
Branding Eagle 98.1
Slogan "The 10 In-A-Row Classic Rock Station"
Frequency 98.1 MHz
Format Classic rock
ERP 95,000 watts
HAAT 457 meters
Class C
Facility ID 25518
Callsign meaning WD EaGLe
Owner Guaranty Broadcasting
Website http://www.eagle981.com/

WDGL (98.1 FM, "Eagle 98.1") is a Classic rock music formatted radio station licensed to Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The station, which is owned by Guaranty Broadcasting, operates at 98.1 MHz with an ERP of 100 kW. Its current slogan is "Your 10-In-A-Row Classic Rock Station." It is the flagship radio station for the Louisiana State University athletics broadcasts.

History

98.1 signed on the air in 1968 as WAFB-FM and was the sister station to WAFB-TV. Their previous formats were Easy Listening, Soft Rock, Disco, Top 40 (As WGGZ, "Z98") and Oldies ("Oldies 98.1.") In 1995 they flipped to Classic Hits as "Eagle 98.1, Rock and Roll Classics" but would later shift to a Classic Rock format several months later.

On-air personalities

  • Darren Gauthier, weekday mid-days
  • Scotty Drake, weekday afternoons

Sports Commentators:

  • Charles Hanagriff (Sports Director)
  • Gordy Rush (Sports Co-Host/Commentator)

Traffic:

  • Matt Ockmond, Mornings
  • David McLaughlin, Afternoons

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