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WANR
City of license Warren, Ohio
Broadcast area Youngstown, Ohio
Branding
Slogan
First air date
Frequency 1570 (kHz)
Format Oldies
Power 500 watts daytime
116 watts nighttime
ERP
Class D
Callsign meaning
Owner Beacon Broadcasting, Inc.
Website www.wanr1570.com

WANR AM 1570 is a radio station based in Warren, Ohio. It operates with unlimited hours with 500 watts during the daytime,and 116 watts in the evening hours. The station format is oldies, featuring "Inspirational Gold Hits" every hour, and also broadcasts a variety of local sports programming. Owned by Beacon Broadcasting, headed by Warren-based steel supply company owner Harold Glunt, WANR is a faith-based company that adheres to "Family Friendly" radio. In the United States (and potentially elswhere), each radio station or TV station is assigned a city of license by the Federal Communications Commission that they must serve. While this has become far less meaningful over the decades, stations are still required to post their public file somewhere within the... Warren is a city located in Trumbull County, Ohio. ... Youngstown is a city located in Mahoning and Trumbull counties in Ohio, on the Mahoning River, 67 miles southeast of Cleveland, Ohio. ... ... Sine waves of various frequencies; the lower waves have higher frequencies than those above. ... A kilohertz (kHz) is a unit of frequency equal to 1,000 hertz (1,000 cycles per second). ... A radio format or programming format describes the overall content broadcast on a radio station. ... Nominal power is a measurement of a mediumwave radio stations output used in the United States. ... The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit of power. ... The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit of power. ... In radio telecommunications, effective radiated power or ERP is determined by subtracting system losses from system gains. ... This is the list of broadcast station classes. ... Call sign can refer to different types of call signs: Airline call sign Aviator call sign Cosmonaut call sign Radio and television call signs Tactical call sign, also known as a tactical designator See also: International Callsign Allocations, Maritime Mobile Service Identity This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid... The front page of the English Wikipedia Website. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ... Warren is a city located in Trumbull County, Ohio. ... Watts may refer to: Plural form of Watt, a measure of electrical power Watts and Co. ... Oldies is a generic term commonly used in the United States to describe a radio format that concentrates on popular Top 40 music from the 1950s, 1960s and/or 1970s, as well as such music itself. ...


Beacon Broadcasting owns four other radio stations, including WGRP 940 and WEXC FM 107.1, both in Greenville, Pennsylvania, WLOA 1470 in Farrell, Pennsylvania and WRTK 1540 in Niles, Ohio. The WANR-based oldies format is currently being simulcast on two of those stations, WLOA and WGRP. Greenville is a borough located in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. ... Farrell is a city located in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. ... Niles is a city located in Trumbull County, Ohio. ...


Earlier broadcast history

The 1570 frequency was home to WHOT, a daytime-only station licensed to Campbell, Ohio in the 1950s, that was one of the first rock and roll stations. The 1570 frequency was reestablished in Warren as WTCL, which became WOKG on November 2, 1981. Campbell is a city located in Mahoning County, Ohio. ... November 2 is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 59 days remaining. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI in Roman) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In WOKG's later years, it aired a controversial locally-based talk radio format. On March 23, 1990, the WOKG studios in Warren Township, Ohio were destroyed by a fire. The station returned to the air on March 30, 1990 from studios in a pizza concession trailer, located in the parking lot next to the destroyed converted farm house which had previously housed the station. March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in Leap years). ... This article is about the year. ... Warren Township may refer to: Warren Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania Warren Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania Warren Township, New Jersey Warren Township, Minnesota Warren Township, Michigan This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 34th 116,096 km² 355 km 355 km 8. ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in Leap years). ... This article is about the year. ...


After a later sale to new owners, WANR turned to simulcasting an urban-contemporary format with AM 1540, which is now once again co-owned with 1570 AM. The operation was known on-air as "Network 15 - The City".


The station took the current WANR calls on December 15, 1990. It then aired a variety of locally-based religious and secular programming in the ensuing years, usually combined with local sports coverage. December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ...


Recent history

After airing a number of syndicated and local talk programs, in 2005 WANR became the Youngstown/Warren area affiliate of the Air America liberal talk radio network. It also broadcast a local talk radio program called The New Talk of the Town, hosted by local political figure Don Hanni III. The liberal talk format was operated by Hanni and associates under a local marketing agreement. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Air America pilot cap Air America was a CIA airline proprietary, a commercial organization secretly controlled by the CIA, that supplied covert operations in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. ... PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS...


After a dispute between the station's ownership and the group operating the station, a court settlement returned programming control to owner Beacon Broadcasting. The station then aired a variety of Christian and secular oldies music until adopting the "Family Friendly" oldies simulcast with WLOA-AM and WGRP-AM.


External links

  • WANR Homepage
  • Query the FCC's AM station database for WANR
AM Radio Stations in the Youngstown and Warren, Ohio Market (Arbitron #119)

By Frequency: 570 | 600 | 790 | 830 | 940 | 1200 | 1240 | 1280 | 1330 | 1340 | 1390 | 1440 | 1470 | 1490 | 1500 | 140 | 1570 AM radio is radio broadcasting using Amplitude Modulation. ... Youngstown is a city located in Mahoning and Trumbull counties in Ohio, on the Mahoning River, 67 miles southeast of Cleveland, Ohio. ... Warren is a city located in Trumbull County, Ohio. ... Sine waves of various frequencies; the lower waves have higher frequencies than those above. ... WKBN is an AM radio station in Youngstown, Ohio, USA broadcasting at 570 kHz with a talk radio format. ... WSOM is an AM radio station in Salem, Ohio, USA, serving the Youngstown, Ohio market broadcasting at 600 kHz with standards format. ... WBBW is an AM radio station in Salem, Ohio, USA, serving the Youngstown, Ohio market broadcasting at 1240 kHz with a sports talk format. ... WNIO is an AM radio station in Youngstown, Ohio, USA broadcasting at 1390 kHz with an adult standards format. ... WHKW is an AM radio station in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, operating on 1220 kHz. ...


By Callsign: WANR | WASN | WBBW | WGFT | WGRP | WHKZ | WJST | WKBN | WKST | WKTX | WLOA | WNIO | WOHI | WPIL | WRTK | WSAJ | WSOM Call sign can refer to different types of call signs: Airline call sign Aviator call sign Cosmonaut call sign Radio and television call signs Tactical call sign, also known as a tactical designator See also: International Callsign Allocations, Maritime Mobile Service Identity This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid... WBBW is an AM radio station in Salem, Ohio, USA, serving the Youngstown, Ohio market broadcasting at 1240 kHz with a sports talk format. ... WHKW is an AM radio station in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, operating on 1220 kHz. ... WKBN is an AM radio station in Youngstown, Ohio, USA broadcasting at 570 kHz with a talk radio format. ... WNIO is an AM radio station in Youngstown, Ohio, USA broadcasting at 1390 kHz with an adult standards format. ... WSOM is an AM radio station in Salem, Ohio, USA, serving the Youngstown, Ohio market broadcasting at 600 kHz with standards format. ...


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WANR: Information From Answers.com (495 words)
WANR AM 1570 is a radio station based in Warren, Ohio.
The station returned to the air on March 30, 1990 from studios in a pizza concession trailer, located in the parking lot next to the destroyed converted farm house which had previously housed the station.
After airing a number of syndicated and local talk programs, in 2005 WANR became the Youngstown/Warren area affiliate of the Air America liberal talk radio network.
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