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WPTT (1360) is a talk radio station that serves the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania market. Owned by Renda Broadcasting, the station operates at 1360 kHz with a power of 5,000 watts daytime, 1,000 watts nighttime, and is licensed to McKeesport, Pennsylvania. Talk radio is a radio format which features discussion of topical issues. ... A radio station is a sound broadcasting service. ... Skyline of downtown Pittsburgh Pittsburgh is a city in Western Pennsylvania, United States, and the county seat of Allegheny County. ... Renda Broadcasting (RBC) is a privately held Pittsburgh based radio broadcasting company founded by chief executive, Tony Renda. ... A kilohertz (kHz) is a unit of frequency equal to 1,000 hertz (1,000 cycles per second). ... McKeesport is a city located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 24,040. ...


History

The station began with the call letters WMCK, and was a top 40 station with the call letters WIXZ ("Wick-zee 1360") beginning in 1969. Hampered as a suburban station with a limited nighttime signal, it would later go through different formats and owners before switching to its current format in 1999, at which time the WPTT call letters (formerly on channel 22 in Pittsburgh) were adopted. In all of its incarnations since WMCK, the radio station has positioned itself as a Pittsburgh outlet, rather than directly addressing the suburb of McKeesport. Top 40 is a radio format based on frequent repetition of songs from a constantly-updated list of the forty best-selling singles. ... In radio (including television), a callsign or call sign (also call letters) is a unique designation for amateur, broadcast, and sometimes military radio use, as well as for broadcast television. ... Based out of suburban McKeesport, PA. Preceded by WMCK. Succeeded in 1998 by WPTT (its current call letters) External links Randy McDaniels WIXZ 1360 MEMORIES ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


External links

  • Official website
  • Query the FCC's AM station database for WPTT


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. ... Skyline of downtown Pittsburgh Pittsburgh is a city in Western Pennsylvania, United States, and the county seat of Allegheny County. ... 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. ... WKHB is an AM radio station licensed to Irwin, Pennsylvania, which serves the greater Pittsburgh area. ... 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. ... WAMO, AM 860, is a radio station specializing in R&B oldies, 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 covering Beaver County, Pennsylvania but can also be heard in the western part of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. ... WEAE is a sports talk station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... WJAS is a adult standards radio station based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... 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 covering 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. ... WAMO, AM 860, is a radio station specializing in R&B oldies, 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 covering Beaver County, Pennsylvania but can also be heard in the western part of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. ... WEAE 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. ... WKHB is an AM radio station licensed to Irwin, Pennsylvania, which serves the greater 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 covering 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. ... 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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WPTT (1360) is a talk radio station that serves the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania market.
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