WTNA

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WTNA
CityAltoona, Pennsylvania
Broadcast areaAltoona, Pennsylvania
Frequency1430 kHz
BrandingToona 1430
Programming
FormatOldies
Ownership
OwnerForever Broadcasting, LLC
(FM Radio Licenses, LLC)
WALY, WFBG, WFGY, WRKY, WWOT
History
First air date
November 9, 1948
(first license granted)[1]
Former call signs
WVAM (1948-2019)
Technical information
Facility ID47089
ClassB
Power5,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
Links
Websitewww.foreveraltoona.com

WTNA (1430 AM) is an oldies radio station licensed to Altoona, Pennsylvania. The station is branded as "Toona 1430". The station is owned by Forever Broadcasting.

WTNA is the flagship station for Altoona Curve baseball. It is also the Altoona affiliate of the Penn State Sports Network, Pittsburgh Steelers Football Network, and Pitt Basketball games on the Pitt ISP Radio Network.

Changes[edit]

On January 2, 2013, the station dropped the Jim Rome Show and replaced it with The Herd with Colin Cowherd.

History[edit]

Originally WVAM, it became a CBS affiliate when it went on the air December 15, 1947. At that time, it operated on 1430 kHz with 1,000 watts power.[2]

On February 6, 2019, WVAM changed their format from sports to oldies, branded as "Toona 1430".[3] On March 15, 2019, the station changed its call sign to WTNA.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ https://transition.fcc.gov/fcc-bin/amq?list=0&facid=47089
  2. ^ "Four New Affiliates Make CBS Total 171" (PDF). Broadcasting. November 17, 1947. Retrieved 22 October 2014.
  3. ^ A New Toona For Altoona Radioinsight - February 6, 2019

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 40°29′42″N 78°24′06″W / 40.49500°N 78.40167°W / 40.49500; -78.40167