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WLFP (1550 The Edge) is a talk radio station serving the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania market. The station broadcasts on 1550kHz with a power of 1,000 watts daytime (4 watts at night), and is licensed to Braddock, Pennsylvania. Talk radio is a radio format which features discussion of topical issues. ... A radio station is an audio (sound) broadcasting service, traditionally broadcast through the air as radio waves (a form of electromagnetic radiation) from a transmitter to an antenna and a thus to a receiving device. ... Nickname: Motto: Benigno Numine (With the Benevolent Deity) Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States Commonwealth Pennsylvania County Allegheny Founded November 25, 1758 Incorporated April 22, 1794 (borough)   March 18, 1816 (city) Government  - Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area  - City 151. ... A kilohertz (kHz) is a unit of frequency equal to 1,000 hertz (1,000 cycles per second). ... Braddock is a borough located in the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, ten miles (16 km) above the mouth of the Monongahela river. ...

As WURP, the station most recently featured "hot talk" hosts such as The Young Turks, G. Gordon Liddy, Don and Mike, Sporting News Radio, and weekend programming from Air America Radio. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... G. Gordon Liddy George Gordon Battle Liddy (born November 30, 1930) was the chief operative for President Richard Nixons White House Plumbers unit. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The Sporting News (TSN) is an American-based sports newspaper, currently affiliated with the Fox network. ... Air America Radio is a full-time radio network and program syndication service in the United States. ...

ICBC Holdings sold the station to BusinessTalkRadio.net in March 2007, and WLFP will soon be airing shows from the Lifestyle TalkRadio Network in place of its current programming.


WLFP is the former sister station to WRRK, both starting out as WLOA AM and FM. The AM station went through various formats and owners, frequently featuring Urban music, before settling in on its current format in 2003. WRRK is a classic rock radio station serving the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania market. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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