WALH hopes to broadcast Monday


Lee Hendee cuts the ribbon while family, friends and supporters stand around him at a kickoff party for WALH Radio. Technical problems delayed broadcasting, but Hendee hopes to be broadcasting by Monday on 106.7 FM.

WILMINGTON — Despite delays caused by technical issues, WALH Radio held a kick-off event Saturday, June 6 and a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

A day earlier, Lee Hendee, who owns the station, and friends and family were working on the antenna. Now Hendee said, “It’s just a matter of getting this audio (system) configured, and then we’ll be rolling.”

Hendee hopes to be on the air Monday. For now, the station’s programming can be heard on www.walhradio.com.

Programming includes classic rock, ‘50s and ‘60s and classic country as well as sports talk, talk radio (from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.), Mondays with the Mayor, Vet Talk with Dr. Jill Thompson, Main Street Wilmington’s Executive Director Bekah Muchmore, “Down on the Farm” with John Surber, other agriculture programming, Conservative Chatter, Razor’s Edge and more.

WALH Radio is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization under the name Hendee Broadcasting.