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Encyclopedia > WTLC (AM)
WTLC
Image:WTLC-AM.gif
Broadcast area Indianapolis
Branding AM 1310 The Light
First air date Early 1980s (as WIFE-AM)
Frequency 1310 (kHz)
Format Urban Gospel
Power 5,000 watts (daytime)
1,000 watts (nighttime)
Class B
Callsign meaning With Tender Loving Care
Owner Radio One
Website www.1310thelight.com

WTLC is an AM radio station owned by Radio One in Indianapolis, Indiana. The station operates on the AM radio frequency of 1310 kHz. The studios are located at the corner of Meridian and St. Joseph Streets. The transmitter and antenna, according to the FCC, are located on the southside of Indianapolis between Troy and Sumner Avenues near the Indiana Railroad (the same block as WTTV's studios and transmitters.) Image File history File links WTLC-AM.gif‎ This is a logo of an organization, item, or event, and is protected by copyright and/or trademark. ... The Indianapolis skyline Indianapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Indiana. ... The 1980s refers to the years of 1980 to 1989. ... Sine waves of various frequencies; the bottom 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. ... Black gospel is primarily a marketing term used to help potential buyers distinguish it from other forms of Christian music, such as contemporary Christian music or Christian rock and Southern gospel (a merger of barbershop quartet style harmony and country instrumentation, see also Southern Gospel Music Association), which have similar... 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, equal to one joule per second. ... The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit of power, equal to one joule per second. ... This is the list of broadcast station classes. ... 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... Radio One, Inc NASDAQ: ROIA is an African-American owned U.S. company which owns and operates 69 radio stations in 22 American cities, and programs a channel on XM Satellite Radio. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, typically common to a particular domain name or subdomain on the World Wide Web on the Internet. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ... Indianapolis redirects here. ... Mediumwave radio transmissions (sometimes called Medium frequency or MF) are those between the frequencies of 300 kHz and 3000 kHz. ... WTTV is a The WB affiliate in the Indianapolis television market. ...

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History

WTLC(AM) began operation as in the early 80's as WIFE-AM. This station was a replacement with the same frequency and call letters as the WIFE-AM that was closed by the FCC shortly before. The original WIFE began life as WISH radio (the same WISH radio that started a WISH-TVTV station with the same calls on Channel 8 in Indianapolis). The latest incarnation went through many call changes between 1984 and January 2001. (WIFE, WMLF, WIFE-AM, WTUX, WTLC)


In January 2001, the station was purchased from Emmis Communications by Radio One. The call letters remained the same after the purchase, even if the format did not.


Station broadcasting information

WTLC broadcasts using 5 kw of daytime power and 1 kW between sunset and sunrise. With a directional antenna at night, the broadcast signal focuses more to the north-northeast, west-northwest, and east-southeast. More information can be found at the WTLC query on the FCC website.


Programming

WTLC-AM is a contemporary gospel station.


It also has three sister stations, WHHH, WTLC-FM, and WYJZ. WHHH is an Urban Contemporary Hits-leaning Rhythmic Crossover radio station in Indianapolis at 96. ... WTLC-FM 106. ... WYJZ, or Smooth Jazz 100. ...


External links

  • Query the FCC's AM station database for WTLC
  • Indiana Radio Archive, WTLC
  • RadioOne website

 
 

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