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WLOA
City of license Farrell, Pennsylvania
Broadcast area Youngstown, Ohio
First air date October 3, 1954 (as WFAR)
Frequency 1470 (kHz)
Format Sports
Power 1,000 watts daytime
500 watts nighttime
Class B
Callsign meaning Our Lady Of FAtima (former Catholic format)
Owner Beacon Broadcasting
WGRP
City of license Greenville, Pennsylvania
Broadcast area Sharon, Pennsylvania
Frequency 940 (kHz)
Format Sports
Power 1,000 watts daytime
2 watts nighttime
Class D
Callsign meaning GReenville, Pennsylvania
Owner Beacon Broadcasting

WLOA is an AM radio station in Farrell, Pennsylvania broadcasting at 1470 kHz. WLOA's programming is currently simulcasted on with WGRP, which is also an AM radio station in Greenville at 940 kHz. WGRP technically broadcasts on a full-time basis with only 2 watts in the nighttime hours, in order to protect Canadian clear-channel CINW. 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... Farrell is a city located in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. ... Location within the state of Ohio Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio Counties Mahoning Mayor Jay Williams (I) Area    - City 34. ... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sine waves of various frequencies; the bottom 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, equal to one joule per second. ... The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit of power, equal to one joule per second. ... 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... Our Lady of Fatima Our Lady of Fatima (pron. ... 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... Greenville is a borough in Mercer County, Pennsylvania on the Shenango River, 85 miles (137 km) north by west of Pittsburgh. ... Sharon is a city in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, in the United States, 75 miles (121 km) northwest of Pittsburgh. ... Sine waves of various frequencies; the bottom 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, equal to one joule per second. ... The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit of power, equal to one joule per second. ... 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... [[Amplitude modulation]] (AM) is a technique used in electronic communication, most commonly for transmitting information via a carrier wave wirelessly. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ... Farrell is a city located in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. ... A kilohertz (kHz) is a unit of frequency equal to 1,000 hertz (1,000 cycles per second). ... [[Amplitude modulation]] (AM) is a technique used in electronic communication, most commonly for transmitting information via a carrier wave wirelessly. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ... Greenville is a borough in Mercer County, Pennsylvania on the Shenango River, 85 miles (137 km) north by west of Pittsburgh. ... A kilohertz (kHz) is a unit of frequency equal to 1,000 hertz (1,000 cycles per second). ... CINW is an English language Canadian radio station located in Montreal, Quebec. ...


WLOA and WGRP currently have a sports talk radio format, and are the Mercer County outlets for Pittsburgh Pirates baseball. Previously, the two stations carried an oldies format that originated from sister station WANR. Sports radio (or sports talk radio) is a form of talk radio devoted entirely to discussion and broadcast of sporting events. ... Mercer County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Major league affiliations National League (1887–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,4,8,9,20,21,33,40 Name Pittsburgh Pirates (1891–present) Pittsburgh Innocents (1890) (Also referred to as Infants in 1890) Pittsburg Alleghenies (1882-1889) Ballpark PNC Park (2001–present) Three Rivers Stadium...


Both stations are owned, along with WANR in Warren, Ohio and WEXC-FM in Greenville, Pennsylvania, by Beacon Broadcasting. Beacon is headed by Warren steel supply magnate Harold Glunt. WANR AM 1570 is a radio station based in Warren, Ohio. ... Warren is a city in Trumbull County, Ohio, United States. ... Greenville is a borough in Mercer County, Pennsylvania on the Shenango River, 85 miles (137 km) north by west of Pittsburgh. ...


History

The station first signed on the air as WFAR on October 3, 1954. The station was founded by Sanford A. Schafitz, a native of the Youngstown area. Schafitz also started up WWIZ in Lorain, Ohio and was involved in the lauching of WXTV-TV in Youngstown a few years earlier. October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Location within the state of Ohio Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio Counties Mahoning Mayor Jay Williams (I) Area    - City 34. ... WDLW is an AM radio station broadcasting in Lorain, Ohio, operating on 1380 kHz. ... Lorain is a city located in Lorain County, Ohio. ... WYTV Channel 33, is the ABC affiliate in Youngstown, Ohio. ...


After becoming WMGZ by 1986, the station has undergone a number of callsign changes—to WOJY in 1989; to WRQQ on March 18, 1991; to WICT on March 29, 1996; to WPAO on March 3, 1997; and to WLOA on February 18, 2003. Formats ranged from top 40 to oldies to easy listening music, with a number of religious formats along the way. 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (89th in leap years). ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Top 40 is a radio format based on frequent repetition of songs from a constantly-updated list of the forty best-selling singles. ...


WPAO was sold by D&E Broadcasting to Holy Family Communications, which changed the call sign to WLOA on February 18, 2003 (to complement WLOF in Buffalo already owned by Holy Family) and which took over operations on March 4, 2003, making it the 60th Catholic radio station on the air in the United States. February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


WLOA was purchased by Glunt's Beacon Broadcasting on July 7, 2005, and the station became part of a three-station oldies format trimulcast (along with WGRP) that originated from Warren's WANR under the "Family Frendly Oldies" banner - but would break away to air assorted sports play-by-play. This lasted until December of 2006, of which the current sports format was installed for WLOA and WGRP. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... WANR AM 1570 is a radio station based in Warren Ohio. ...


External links

  • Query the FCC's AM station database for WLOA
  • Query the FCC's AM station database for WGRP
AM Radio Stations in the Youngstown and Warren, Ohio Market (Arbitron #117)

By Frequency: 570 | 600 | 790 | 830 | 940 | 1200 | 1240 | 1280 | 1330 | 1390 | 1440 | 1470 | 1490 | 1500 | 1540 | 1570 AM broadcasting is radio broadcasting using Amplitude Modulation. ... Location within the state of Ohio Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio Counties Mahoning Mayor Jay Williams (I) Area    - City 34. ... Warren is a city in Trumbull County, Ohio, United States. ... Sine waves of various frequencies; the bottom 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. ... WKST is an AM radio station in New Castle, Pennsylvania, USA broadcasting at 1200 kHz with a news/talk 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. ... WANR AM 1570 is a radio station based in Warren, Ohio. ...


By Callsign: WANR | WASN | WBBW | WGFT | WGRP | WHKZ | WJST | WKBN | WKST | WKTX | WLOA | WNIO | WOHI | WPIC | WRTK | 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... WANR AM 1570 is a radio station based in Warren, Ohio. ... WBBW is an AM radio station in Salem, Ohio, USA, serving the Youngstown, Ohio market broadcasting at 1240 kHz with a sports talk format. ... WKBN is an AM radio station in Youngstown, Ohio, USA broadcasting at 570 kHz with a talk radio format. ... WKST is an AM radio station in New Castle, Pennsylvania, USA broadcasting at 1200 kHz with a news/talk 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. ...


See also: Youngstown (FM) (AM)

Ohio Radio Markets

Akron (FM) (AM) | Cincinnati (FM) (AM) | Cleveland (FM) (AM) | Columbus (FM) (AM) | Dayton (FM) (AM) | Canton (FM) (AM) | Lima | Marietta | Sandusky (FM) (AM) | Toledo | Youngstown (FM) (AM)

See also: List of radio stations in Ohio and List of United States radio markets
Pennsylvania Radio Markets

Allentown | Altoona | Erie | Harrisburg-Carlisle-Lebanon (FM) (AM) | Johnstown | Lancaster (FM) (AM) | Meadville-Franklin | Philadelphia (FM) (AM) | Pittsburgh (FM) (AM) | Reading | State College | Sunbury-Selinsgrove-Lewisburg | Wilkes Barre-Scranton | Williamsport | York (FM) (AM) The following is an incomplete list of radio stations in the state of Ohio, as of 21:42, 2 January 2006 (UTC): AM Map showing radio market areas in Ohio. ... This is a list of radio Markets in the United States ranked by Arbitron . ...

See also: List of radio stations in Pennsylvania and List of United States radio markets

 
 

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