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City of license Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
Broadcast area Raleigh/Durham
Branding "The Light 103.9"
Slogan #1 Station for Inspiration
Frequency 103.9 (MHz)
Format Urban Gospel
Power 7,900 watts
Class C3
Facility ID 9728
Transmitter coordinates 35°35′47″N 78°45′18″W / 35.59639°N 78.755°W / 35.59639; -78.755
Callsign meaning WNND (previous format)
Light (current format)
Owner Radio One
Sister stations WFXC, WFXK, WNNL, WQOK

WNNL is an Urban Gospel formatted station. Owned by Radio One with WQOK and WFXC/WFXK, The Light 103.9 is The Triangle's #1 Station for Inspiration and home to the Yolanda Adams morning show.


WAKS was a Country station in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina. In the early 90s the station moved to Cary, North Carolina and began playing smooth jazz as WNND "The Wind".

After financial problems, WNND was sold to Clear Channel [1],[2] and switched to a classic hits format, with the call letters WZZU, previously used by what is now WKSL-FM. The current format began in October 1997 on WZZU and WDUR.[3]


  1. ^ Tanika White, "Radio Station Says Legal Confrontation Is Over", The News & Observer, July 26, 1995
  2. ^ "Briefs", The News & Observer, March 7, 1996
  3. ^ David Menconi, "ZZU Gospel Format Right Outta the Can", The News & Observer, October 27, 1997

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