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WPTF, News-Talk 680, is a general talk radio station serving the Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The station is owned by Curtis Media Group. Its call letters date back to the former longtime owner of the station, Durham Life Insurance Company, whose motto was "We Protect The Family." Talk radio is a radio format which features discussion of topical issues. ... Nickname: City of Oaks Motto: You Can See the Whole State from Here Map of Wake County, North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina County Wake County Founded 1792  - Mayor Charles Meeker (D) Area    - City 299. ... Durham skyline Nickname: City of Medicine Official website: http://www. ... Nickname: The Southern Part of Heaven Location in North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Orange, Durham, and Chatham Founded 1793 Mayor Kevin C. Foy Area    - City 51. ... Curtis Media Group is a radio broadcast company based in Raleigh, NC. // Curtis Media Group owns and operates the following stations: WPTF-AM 680 AM (Raleigh, NC) WDOX-AM 570 AM (Raleigh, NC) WCLY-AM 1550 AM (Raleigh, NC) WGBR-AM 1150 AM (Goldsboro, NC) WFMC-AM 730 AM (Goldsboro...


Programs on WPTF include Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Clark Howard, Dr. Dean Edell, and local hosts Bill LuMay and Jack Boston. WPTF also serves as the flagship station for NC State Wolfpack sports network, which broadcasts football and men's basketball games as well as coaches' shows to over 30 stations throughout the state.[1] Rush Hudson Limbaugh III (born January 12, 1951) is an American radio talk show host. ... Sean Patrick Hannity (born December 30, 1961, in New York City, New York) is an American conservative talk radio host, an executive producer of Fox News Channels program Hannity & Colmes, and the author of two books. ... Clark Howard (born June 20, 1955), is a popular U.S. talk radio host of the nationally syndicated consumer advocate program The Clark Howard Show. The show, mainly dealing in consumer matters, airs from radio station WSB in Atlanta, Georgia. ... As an Atlantic Coast Conference founding member, North Carolina State University competes in 24 intercollegiate varsity sports. ...


WPTF is the former call sign of channel 28, the longtime NBC affiliate in the Triangle. That station is now WRDC, "MyRDC," an affiliate of MyNetworkTV. NBC (an abbreviation for National Broadcasting Company, its former corporate name) is an American television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... The Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBG) is the operator of the largest number of local television stations in the United States, with a total of 62 stations across the country in 39 small and medium markets. ... MyNetworkTV (sometimes written My Network TV, and unofficially abbreviated MyNet, MyTV, MNT, or MNTV) is a television network in the United States, owned by News Corporation, which began operations on September 5, 2006 in television. ...


External links

  • Official website
  • Query the FCC's AM station database for WPTF
AM radio stations in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill/Research Triangle Park market (Arbitron #43)

By frequency: 540 | 570 | 620 | 680 | 750 | 780 | 850 | 1000 | 1030 | 1130 | 1240 | 1310 | 1360 |1410 | 1530 | 1550 | 1590 AM broadcasting is radio broadcasting using Amplitude Modulation. ... Nickname: City of Oaks Motto: You Can See the Whole State from Here Map of Wake County, North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina County Wake County Founded 1792  - Mayor Charles Meeker (D) Area    - City 299. ... Durham skyline Nickname: City of Medicine Official website: http://www. ... Nickname: The Southern Part of Heaven Location in North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Orange, Durham, and Chatham Founded 1793 Mayor Kevin C. Foy Area    - City 51. ... Sine waves of various frequencies; the bottom waves have higher frequencies than those above. ... WDNC is a sports talk radio station based in Durham, North Carolina with a frequency of 620 AM. Owned by McClatchey Broadcasting, WDNC goes by the handle 620 the Bull and is affiliated with the ESPN Radio Network. ... WAUG is a Class D AM radio station licensed to operate on the frequency of 750 kHz in New Hope, North Carolina (near Raleigh) to Saint Augustines College. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... WCHL is a radio station based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina broadcasting at 1360 AM. It is the flagship station of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill radio sports broadcasts and an affiliate of both Air America Radio and the CBS Radio Network. ... WRJD (formerly known as WSRC-AM) is a heritage radio station based in Durham, North Carolina that broadcasts on 1410 AM. It signed on the air as WSRC on October 15, 1954, a day most locals remember as the day Hurricane Hazel roared through Central and Eastern North Carolina, causing... WCLY (1550 khz) is a radio station in the Raleigh-Durham area who is called The Triangles Gospel Dream Team, and operate news, sports, traffic, gospel music, the staff of WCLY, Thomas Hill, Lisa Price, Praises Overnight, a playlist, Leroy Darkes, serving by the Curtis Media Group in 3012...


By callsign: WAUG | WCHL | WCKB | WCLY | WDNC | WDNZ | WDRU | WETC | WHPY | WLLQ | WPJL | WPTF | WPYB | WRBZ | WRJD | WRTG | WTIK In broadcasting and radio communication, a callsign or call sign (also call letters) is a unique designation for a transmitting station. ... WAUG is a Class D AM radio station licensed to operate on the frequency of 750 kHz in New Hope, North Carolina (near Raleigh) to Saint Augustines College. ... WCHL is a radio station based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina broadcasting at 1360 AM. It is the flagship station of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill radio sports broadcasts and an affiliate of both Air America Radio and the CBS Radio Network. ... WCLY (1550 khz) is a radio station in the Raleigh-Durham area who is called The Triangles Gospel Dream Team, and operate news, sports, traffic, gospel music, the staff of WCLY, Thomas Hill, Lisa Price, Praises Overnight, a playlist, Leroy Darkes, serving by the Curtis Media Group in 3012... WDNC is a sports talk radio station based in Durham, North Carolina with a frequency of 620 AM. Owned by McClatchey Broadcasting, WDNC goes by the handle 620 the Bull and is affiliated with the ESPN Radio Network. ... WRJD (formerly known as WSRC-AM) is a heritage radio station based in Durham, North Carolina that broadcasts on 1410 AM. It signed on the air as WSRC on October 15, 1954, a day most locals remember as the day Hurricane Hazel roared through Central and Eastern North Carolina, causing... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ...


See also: Raleigh (FM) (AM)

North Carolina Radio Markets

Asheville | Charlotte-Gastonia (FM) (AM) | Elizabeth City-Nags Head | Fayetteville | Greensboro-Winston Salem-High Point (FM) (AM) | Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville (FM) (AM) | Raleigh-Durham (FM) (AM) | Rocky Mount-Wilson | Wilmington

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

 
 

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