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Encyclopedia > WQEW
Radio Disney AM 1560
Image:RDLogo2.gif
Broadcast area New York metropolitan area
First air date 1929 (as W2XR)
Frequency 1560 kHz
Format Radio Disney
ERP 50KW (Both Day And Night)
Class A
Owner The New York Times Company (Leased to ABC Radio Networks/Radio Disney/ABC Radio Station Group of New York City)

WQEW 1560 AM is a Radio Disney affiliate. Its transmitters are located in Maspeth, Queens in New York City. Image File history File links RDLogo2. ... The New York metropolitan area is the largest in the United States (2005 U.S. Census Bureau CSA pop. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to 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. ... Radio Disney is a radio network based in Dallas, Texas in the United States broadcasting music and other content targeted at children. ... In radio telecommunications, effective radiated power or ERP is determined by subtracting system losses from system gains. ... This is the list of broadcast station classes. ... The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT) is an American media company best known as the publisher of its namesake, The New York Times. ... ABC Radio Networks Logo ABC Radio is a division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) focused on AM radio and FM radio broadcasting. ... Radio Disney is a radio network based in Dallas, Texas in the United States broadcasting music and other content targeted at children. ... Mediumwave radio transmissions (sometimes called Medium frequency or MF) are those between the frequencies of 300 kHz and 3000 kHz. ... Radio Disney is a radio network based in Dallas, Texas in the United States broadcasting music and other content targeted at children. ... Maspeth is a small community in the borough of Queens, New York. ... Nickname: The Big Apple Official website: City of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area Total 468. ...


The station's history began as W2XR in 1929; in 1936 it changed its call letters to WQXR, as the cursive form of the letter "Q" mimicks the number "2". In 1944 it and its sister FM station were bought by The New York Times Company. 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 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. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... WQXR is a radio station that broadcasts from New York City on 96. ... The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT) is an American media company best known as the publisher of its namesake, The New York Times. ...


In 1992 the call letters changed to WQEW, playing pop standards beginning with a live studio performance by Tony Bennett, trying to capture the WNEW audience. Ratings declined and on December 28, 1998, it was leased to Disney (although The Times continues to own the station) and adopted its current format. 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... The term pop standards refers to an American songwriting, arranging, and singing style that is widely considered as the high point of Western vocal popular music. ... Tony Bennett, 2000 Tony Bennett (born August 3, 1926) is an American popular music, standards, and jazz singer who is widely considered to be one of the best interpretive singers in these genres. ... WBBR is a radio station, broadcasting at 1130 AM in New York City. ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


WQEW however does carry a live sports slate through partnerships with sister-station WEPN and WFAN. The broadcasts air when the two all-sports stations have multiple games of local New York area sports teams to air simultaneously. Broadcasts of St. John's and Seton Hall men's basketball are most common. WEPN, more commonly known as 1050 ESPN Radio, is a round the clock all-sports talk station in New York City featuring national and local sports programming. ... Sportsradio 66 WFAN AM 660 kHz, often referred to as The FAN, is a radio station in New York City. ... St. ... For other uses of the name Seton Hall see Seton Hall Seton Hall University is a Roman Catholic university in South Orange, New Jersey, 14 miles (23 km) from New York City. ...


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AM radio stations in the New York City market
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570 | 620 | 660 | 710 | 770 | 820 | 880 | 930 | 970 | 1010 | 1050 | 1130 | 1190 | 1280 | 1330 | 1380 | 1430 | 1480 | 1560 | 1600 | 1660 Radio Disney is a radio network based in Dallas, Texas in the United States broadcasting music and other content targeted at children. ... AM radio is radio broadcasting using Amplitude Modulation. ... Nickname: The Big Apple Official website: City of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area Total 468. ... Sine waves of various frequencies; the lower waves have higher frequencies than those above. ... WMCA, 570 AM, is a radio station in New York City. ... Sportsradio 66 WFAN AM 660 kHz, often referred to as The FAN, is a radio station in New York City. ... WOR-AM is a class A (nighttime clear channel), AM radio station located in New York, New York, USA, operating on 710kHz. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... WNYC are the call letters for two public radio stations in New York City. ... WCBS-AM 880 is a Class A 50,000 watt radio station broadcasting from New York City featuring an all-news format. ... WPAT is the callsign of a radio station licensed to Paterson, New Jersey. ... WWDJ 970 is a radio station licensed out of Hackensack, New Jersey and serving the New York Metropolitan area. ... WINS (AM), known on-air as 1010 WINS, is an all-news radio station in New York City at 1010 kHz, owned by CBS Radio (formerly Infinity Broadcasting). ... WEPN, more commonly known as 1050 ESPN Radio, is a round the clock all-sports talk station in New York City featuring national and local sports programming. ... WBBR is a radio station, broadcasting at 1130 AM in New York City. ... WLIB is a radio station located at 1190 AM in New York City. ... WADO is a radio station on 1280 AM. They serve New York City and are owned by Univision. ... WWRV 1330 is a Spanish Christian music and teaching station and serves the New York area owned by Radio Vision. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... WNSW 1430 is a Radio station licensed to Newark, New Jersey serving Northeastern New Jersey and parts of New York City. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... WWRL is a diversified radio station in New York City, broadcasting at 1600 KHz AM. The station is locally owned and primarily serves the African American community. ...

By callsign

WABC | WADO | WBBR | WCBS | WEPN | WFAN | WINS | WKDM | WLIB | WMCA | WNSW | WNYC | WOR | WPAT | WQEW | WSNR | WWDJ | WWRL | WWRU | WWRV | WZRC 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... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... WADO is a radio station on 1280 AM. They serve New York City and are owned by Univision. ... WBBR is a radio station, broadcasting at 1130 AM in New York City. ... WCBS-AM 880 is a Class A 50,000 watt radio station broadcasting from New York City featuring an all-news format. ... WEPN, more commonly known as 1050 ESPN Radio, is a round the clock all-sports talk station in New York City featuring national and local sports programming. ... Sportsradio 66 WFAN AM 660 kHz, often referred to as The FAN, is a radio station in New York City. ... WINS (AM), known on-air as 1010 WINS, is an all-news radio station in New York City at 1010 kHz, owned by CBS Radio (formerly Infinity Broadcasting). ... This article needs to be wikified. ... WLIB is a radio station located at 1190 AM in New York City. ... WMCA, 570 AM, is a radio station in New York City. ... WNSW 1430 is a Radio station licensed to Newark, New Jersey serving Northeastern New Jersey and parts of New York City. ... WNYC are the call letters for two public radio stations in New York City. ... WOR-AM is a class A (nighttime clear channel), AM radio station located in New York, New York, USA, operating on 710kHz. ... WPAT is the callsign of a radio station licensed to Paterson, New Jersey. ... WWDJ 970 is a radio station licensed out of Hackensack, New Jersey and serving the New York Metropolitan area. ... WWRL is a diversified radio station in New York City, broadcasting at 1600 KHz AM. The station is locally owned and primarily serves the African American community. ... WWRV 1330 is a Spanish Christian music and teaching station and serves the New York area owned by Radio Vision. ... This article needs to be wikified. ...


Based on a list from the New York Radio Guide.

In the After Hours (8pm-6am)you can hear it in Michigan. It's a little bit static but it still you can hear it from NYC to far away from NYC. Cool! I wish if every radio station can do that.


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WQEW - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (284 words)
WQEW 1560 AM is a Radio Disney affiliate.
In 1992 the call letters changed to WQEW, playing pop standards beginning with a live studio performance by Tony Bennett, trying to capture the WNEW audience.
WQEW however does carry a live sports slate through partnerships with sister-station WEPN and WFAN.
WQEW (494 words)
Ever since WQEW was sold to Disney and became a children's format back in December 1998, here are a couple of stations in the New York area so you can now be able to catch and revive the greatest American Popular Standards of all time.
WQEW 1560-AM, the home of American popular standard music in New York City, has been sold by the New York Times to the Walt Disney Company which plans to change the format to children's programming.
Jonathan Schwartz, a radio personality on WNEW and WQEW for the last 30 years, has determined to found a new station to return this music to the airwaves of New York City in an even bolder and more ambitious manner than has been done at WQEW.
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