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WKHB is an AM radio station licensed to Irwin, Pennsylvania, which serves the greater Pittsburgh area. Known as 620 KHB, the station operates with 5,500 watts daytime (50 watts at night) and airs a mix of health talk and paid programming with oldies music in the early morning, evening and overnight hours, and is also known for its weekend polka shows. AM radio is radio broadcasting using Amplitude Modulation. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ... Irwin is a borough located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 160 miles (255 km)  - Length 280 miles (455 km)  - % water 2. ... City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ...


WKHB's high power on a low frequency yields what is generally considered to be the second-best daytime AM signal in the Pittsburgh area (behind KDKA), covering nearly two million people in various portions of five states. Veteran Pittsburgh radio personality/programmer Clarke Ingram has recently been associated with the stations, and was named Program Director in late 2005. KDKA is the callsign of two broadcast stations in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA: KDKA AM 1020, the first commercial station in the U.S. KDKA-TV, channel 2 (DTV 25) KDKA-FM 92. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


WKHB and its sister station WKFB (770) are owned by Broadcast Communications Inc., which also owns and operates radio stations in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania and Cumberland, Maryland. WKFB is an AM radio station, licensed to Jeannette, Pennsylvania, which serves the greater Pittsburgh area. ... Waynesburg is a borough located in Greene County, Pennsylvania. ... Location Location in Maryland Coordinates , Government Country State County United States Maryland Allegany County founded incorporated 1787 1815 Mayor Lee N. Fiedler Geographical characteristics Area     City 23. ...


History

620 began as WHJB, formerly licensed to Greensburg. The station was sold in 1996, moved its transmitter site closer to Pittsburgh, raised its daytime power, and changed its city of license to Irwin, a nearby suburb. WHJB had always been primarily a Westmoreland County radio station while WKHB, with its higher power and closer tower, aspires to serve Pittsburgh. Greensburg is a city located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 15,889. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Irwin is a borough located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. ... Westmoreland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ...


The call letter change to WKHB in 1999 was more or less concurrent with a format switch to paid programming (with music airing in the station's off-peak hours). 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


For a brief time former KDKA and WJAS personality Jack Wheeler hosted the early-morning show on 620 KHB. Wheeler left the station at the end of 2003 to move back to Florida, where he is currently heard on several radio stations. Current morning host and station manager Barry Banker celebrates 40 years with the station in 2006. WJAS is a adult standards radio station based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,794 sq mi (170,451 km²)  - Width 162 miles (260 km)  - Length 497 miles (800 km)  - % water 17. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


External links

  • Query the FCC's AM station database for WKHB
  • KHB Coverage Map


AM radio stations in the Pittsburgh Market

By Frequency: 540 | 590 | 620 | 660 | 680 | 730 | 770 | 810 | 860 | 910 | 940 | 970 | 1020 | 1050 | 1080 | 1110 | 1130 | 1150 | 1230 | 1250 | 1320 | 1340 | 1360 | 1410 | 1450 | 1460 | 1480 | 1510 | 1530| 1550 | 1590 Mediumwave radio transmissions (sometimes called Medium frequency or MF) are those between the frequencies of 300 kHz and 3000 kHz. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Steel City Location Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates , Government Country State County United States Pennsylvania Allegheny County Founded 1758 Mayor Bob OConnor (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 151. ... Sine waves of various frequencies; the lower waves have higher frequencies than those above. ... WWCS is a Radio Disney station serving the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania market. ... WPYT is a new talk radio station serving the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania market. ... WPIT is a hybrid conservative talk/religious radio station based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... WKFB is an AM radio station, licensed to Jeannette, Pennsylvania, which serves the greater Pittsburgh area. ... WEDO (AM 81) is a multicultural outlet serving the area of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... AM 860, WAMO is an Urban Oldies radio station specializing in R&B, soul music, gospel, and talk programming to Pittsburghs African-American community. ... WAVL (Praise 910), is a Christian Top 40 outlet serving the Pittsburgh area. ... WOGI, Froggy 98 FM, is a Country music outlet serving the Pittsburgh area. ... WBGG is a sports radio station based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, owned by Clear Channel Communications. ... KDKA AM is a U.S. class A clear channel AM radio station located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that operates on 1020 kHz. ... WWNL is a Christian radio station based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... WGBN is a gospel music radio station serving the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania market. ... WBVP and WMBA is a news/talk simulcast that officially covers Beaver County, Pennsylvania but can also be heard in the western part of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. ... WEAE-AM is a sports talk station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... WJAS is a adult standards radio station based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... WPTT (1360) is a talk radio station that serves the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania market. ... KQV is a all-news radio station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... WJPA is an oldies simulcast on both the AM and FM bands. ... WBVP and WMBA is a news/talk simulcast that officially covers Beaver County, Pennsylvania but can also be heard in the western part of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. ... WPGR is a Black Gospel music outlet serving the Pittsburgh area. ... WBCW was an AM radio station at 1530 on the dial licensed to Jeannette, Pennsylvania, USA. The station later adopted the call letters WKTW. In early 2004, the station changed frequency to 770 and became WKFB. ... WURP (1550 The Edge) is a talk radio station serving the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania market. ... WZUM is a outlet that offers religious and time-brokered programming. ...


By Callsign: KDKA | KQV | WAMO | WASP | WAVL | WBCW | WBGG | WBUT | WCNS | WCVI | WGBN | WBVP | WEAE | WEDO | WFGI | WISR | WKHB | WKFB | WJAS | WJPA | WKZV | WMBA | WMBS | WWNL | WPGR | WPIT | WPTT | WPYT | WURP | WWCS | WZUM 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... KDKA AM is a U.S. class A clear channel AM radio station located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that operates on 1020 kHz. ... KQV is a all-news radio station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... AM 860, WAMO is an Urban Oldies radio station specializing in R&B, soul music, gospel, and talk programming to Pittsburghs African-American community. ... WAVL (Praise 910), is a Christian Top 40 outlet serving the Pittsburgh area. ... WBCW was an AM radio station at 1530 on the dial licensed to Jeannette, Pennsylvania, USA. The station later adopted the call letters WKTW. In early 2004, the station changed frequency to 770 and became WKFB. ... WBGG is a sports radio station based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, owned by Clear Channel Communications. ... WGBN is a gospel music radio station serving the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania market. ... WBVP and WMBA is a news/talk simulcast that officially covers Beaver County, Pennsylvania but can also be heard in the western part of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. ... WEAE-AM is a sports talk station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... WEDO (AM 81) is a multicultural outlet serving the area of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... WOGI, Froggy 98 FM, is a Country music outlet serving the Pittsburgh area. ... WKFB is an AM radio station, licensed to Jeannette, Pennsylvania, which serves the greater Pittsburgh area. ... WJAS is a adult standards radio station based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... WJPA is an oldies simulcast on both the AM and FM bands. ... WBVP and WMBA is a news/talk simulcast that officially covers Beaver County, Pennsylvania but can also be heard in the western part of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. ... WWNL is a Christian radio station based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... WPGR is a Black Gospel music outlet serving the Pittsburgh area. ... WPIT is a hybrid conservative talk/religious radio station based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... WPTT (1360) is a talk radio station that serves the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania market. ... WPYT is a new talk radio station serving the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania market. ... WURP (1550 The Edge) is a talk radio station serving the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania market. ... WWCS is a Radio Disney station serving the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania market. ... WZUM is a outlet that offers religious and time-brokered programming. ...


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