The station began life on December 23, 1990 as WSCT reaching a 50-mile radius. Five years later, the station changes its call sign to the current WSOT, and was added to more local cable systems. In January 1999, a new tower and transmission equipment were purchased for the move from channel 25 to channel 57. On January 30, 2000, the channel switch became official. In December 2011, the station made its permanent home on LP DTV channel 27 under the direction of current station General Manager, Jason Stepp.