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Encyclopedia > WKST (AM)
WKST
Newsradio 1200 WKST New Castle
Broadcast area New Castle, Pennsylvania
Branding NewsRadio 1200 WKST
Slogan News that makes Talk...Talk that makes News
First air date 1938 (at 1280-AM)
Frequency 1200 (kHz)
Format News/talk
Power 5,000 watts daytime
1,000 watts nighttime
Class B
Callsign meaning NeW C(K)aSTle
Owner Forever Broadcasting, LLC
Website www.wkst.com

WKST is an AM radio station in New Castle, Pennsylvania, USA broadcasting at 1200 kHz with a news/talk format. It is currently owned by Forever Broadcasting, LLC of Altoona, Pennsylvania which also owns 12 other radio stations in Pennsylvania including WJST (AM) in New Castle and WWGY (FM) in Grove City. WKST is the local affiliate for broadcasts of Pittsburgh Pirates baseball, Pittsburgh Steelers football and Pittsburgh Penguins hockey. It also broadcasts Penn State and local high school football and basketball games. New Castle is a city located in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. ... Look up Slogan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary A slogan is a memorable phrase used in a political or commercial context as a repetitive expression of an idea or purpose. ... 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. ... 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... This page as shown in the aol 9. ... Amplitude modulation (AM) is a form of modulation in which the amplitude of a carrier wave is varied in direct proportion to that of a modulating signal. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ... New Castle is a city located in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. ... A kilohertz (kHz) is a unit of frequency equal to 1,000 hertz (1,000 cycles per second). ... Talk radio is a radio format which features discussion of topical issues. ... Map Political Statistics Founded 1849 Incorporated Borough:February 6, 1854 City: April 3, 1867 County Blair County Mayor Wayne Hippo Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 25. ... Grove City is a borough located in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. ... Major league affiliations National League (1887-present) Central Division (1994-present) East Division (1969-1993) American Association (1882-1886) Major league titles World Series titles (5) 1979 â€¢ 1971 â€¢ 1960 â€¢ 1925 1909 NL Pennants (9) 1979 â€¢ 1971 â€¢ 1960 â€¢ 1927 1925 â€¢ 1909 â€¢ 1903 â€¢ 1902 1901 Central Division titles (0) None East Division... A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium II in St. ... City Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Team colors Black and Gold Head Coach Bill Cowher Owner Dan Rooney Local radio Flagship stations: WDVE (102. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... The Pittsburgh Penguins are a professional ice hockey team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... Hockey is any of a family of sports in which two teams compete by trying to maneuver a ball or hard round disc, called a puck, into the opponents net or goal, past the goaltender or goalkeeper (often abbreviated goalie), using a hockey stick. ... The Pennsylvania State University The Pennsylvania State University (commonly known as Penn State) is a state-related land-grant university with a main campus located in State College, Pennsylvania, and 23 other campuses (some called Commonwealth Campuses) located throughout Pennsylvania. ...


WKST has been broadcasting in New Castle for over 70 years, but prior to November 5, 1999 it was at 1280 kHz. WKST signed on the air in 1938. In the 1940s it was a Mutual affiliate. In 1942 Alan Freed landed his first broadcasting job at WKST, before moving on to Cleveland where he is purported to have coined the term "rock and roll." By the 1970s WKST was owned by Faye and Herb Scott, formerly based in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, and held in the name of Great Scott Broadcasting. Great Scott purchased FM station WFEM in Ellwood City, and it became WKST-FM on January 1, 1988. In the late 1990s, after the death of the Scotts, Great Scott decided to concentrate on its radio holdings in Delaware, and it sold WKST and WKST-FM to Jacor for $2.5 million dollars in December 1998. November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... This article is about the year. ... Alan Freed, also known as Moondog (December 15, 1921 – January 20, 1965) was an American disc-jockey (DJ) who became internationally known for promoting African-American Rhythm and Blues (R&B) music on the radio in the United States and Europe under the name of Rock and Roll. ... Nickname: The Forest City Motto: Progress and Prosperity Official website: www. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... Pottstown is a borough in Montgomery County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Ellwood City is a borough located in Pennsylvania. ...


Prior to November 5, 1999, the 1200 kHz frequency was occupied by WBZY. WBZY began broadcasting in 1968. In December 1986 WBZY was sold by Lawrence County Broadcasting Corp. to a partnership called WBZY Radio Sam (the "Sam" representing the surname initials of partners Samuel M. Shirey, William G. Andrews and Robert L. McCracken). Andrews sold his share to the other two partners in 1991. WBZY was then sold to Jacor in April 1999 [1] for $800,000, and Jacob was purchased by Clear Channel Communications shortly thereafter. Clear Channel, which also owned WKST, switched the call signs in November 1999. The calls of WKST-FM were changed to WJST on October 10, 2000, and WKST-FM call sign was moved to Pittsburgh were it could be used with Clear Channel's KISS-FM brand. In April 2004, Clear Channel announced the sale of WKST along with WBZY and WJST (FM) to Forever Broadcasting for $2.85 million [2]. On September 20, 2004, the WJST call sign was moved to 1280 AM, and WJST-FM became WKPL (FM). WBZY is or was the root callsign of different radio stations: WBZY AM, see WJST AM in New Castle, Pennsylvania WBZY-FM in metro Atlanta, see: WVWA FM 96. ... Clear Channel Communications (NYSE: CCU) is a media company based in the United States of America. ... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Schedule

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External links

  • Query the FCC's AM station database for WKST
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