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|City||College Park, Maryland|
|Broadcast area||Washington metropolitan area|
|Branding||"El Zol 107.9 FM"|
|Slogan||"Solo Exitos, Todo El Tiempo!"|
(also on HD Radio)
|First air date||1960 (as WFSI)|
|Format||Analog/HD1: Spanish Tropical
HD2: Spanish Tropical
|ERP||49,000 watts (analog)
2,400 watts (digital)
|HAAT||151.1 meters (496 ft)|
|Callsign meaning||EL ZoL|
|Former callsigns||WFSI (1960-12/1/2011)
(sale to Entercom pending)
(CBS Radio Annapolis LLC)
|Sister stations||WIAD, WJFK, WJFK, WDCH-FM, WPGC-FM|
WLZL (107.9 FM, "El Zol 107.9 FM") is a commercial FM radio station licensed to serve College Park, Maryland. The station is owned by CBS Radio through licensee CBS Radio Annapolis LLC and broadcasts a spanish tropical format. Studios are located in Washington, D.C. while the station's broadcast tower is located east of Crofton, Maryland at ( ).
On November 16, 2011, CBS Radio announced plans to acquire WFSI from Family Radio, with the intention of moving WLZL's Spanish Tropical format and El Zol branding from 99.1 to 107.9, with a new all-news format to be launched on 99.1. The format change occurred on December 1, when both stations began simulcasting El Zol programming. WFSI also swapped call signs with WBGR, a Family Radio-owned AM station in Baltimore, the same day. The 99.1/107.9 simulcast ended on December 12, 2011, with the WLZL call sign moving from 99.1 to 107.9 and the new WNEW-FM call sign debuting on 99.1.
On February 19, 2013, the FCC granted CBS Radio a construction permit for WLZL to lower its ERP from 50,000 watts to 49,000 watts and to lower its HAAT from 152 meters (499 ft) to 151.1 meters (496 ft). These changes brought WLZL into compliance with current FCC rules regarding maximum ERP and HAAT for a Class B station. WLZL had been operating using facilities that exceeded these parameters as a "grandfathered" facility. On May 7, 2014, the FCC granted a request by CBS Radio to change the community of license for the station from Annapolis, Maryland to College Park, Maryland, as a modification of the construction permit. The reason given was to provide College Park with its first local transmission service.