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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 oldies
Power 1,000 watts daytime
500 watts nighttime
Class B
Owner Beacon Broadcasting

WLOA is an AM radio station in Farrell, Pennsylvania, USA broadcasting at 1470 kHz. It is owned, along with other stations in nearby Warren, Ohio and Greenville, Pennsylvania, by Beacon Broadcasting, headed by Warren steel supply magnate Harold Glunt. 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. ... Official website: http://www. ... 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 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. ... Oldies is a generic term commonly used in the United States and Japan to describe a radio format that concentrates on popular Top 40 music from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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). ... Warren is a city located in Trumbull County, Ohio. ... Greenville is a borough located in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. ...


WLOA currently simulcasts an oldies format originating at Warren's WANR, which is also heard on WGRP in Greenville. WLOA and WGRP are also the Mercer County outlets for Pittsburgh Pirates baseball, broadcasts which are aired separately from WANR's oldies format. Oldies is a generic term commonly used in the United States and Japan to describe a radio format that concentrates on popular Top 40 music from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. ... WANR AM 1570 is a radio station based in Warren Ohio. ... Mercer County is a county located in the state of 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...


The station first signed on the air as WFAR on October 3, 1954. 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. 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. ... 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. It was purchased by Glunt's Beacon Broadcasting on July 7, 2005. 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. ...


External links

  • Query the FCC's AM station database for WLOA


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 | 1540 | 1570 AM radio is radio broadcasting using Amplitude Modulation. ... Official website: http://www. ... 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. ... 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. ... WHKW is an AM radio station in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, operating on 1220 kHz. ... 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 | 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... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ...


 
 

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