KWPN (AM)

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KWPN
City of license Moore, Oklahoma
Broadcast area Oklahoma City Metroplex
Branding ESPN Radio 640
Frequency 640 kHz (also on HD Radio)
First air date 1922 (as WNAD)
Format Sports
Power 5,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 22190
Callsign meaning K W ESPN
Former callsigns WNAD (1922-1981)
WWLS (1981-2012)
Affiliations ESPN Radio
Owner Cumulus Media
Sister stations KATT, KQOB, KYIS, WWLS-FM, WKY, KKWD

KWPN (640 AM, "ESPN Radio 640") is a sports talk radio station based in Oklahoma City and carries programming from ESPN Radio. Under ownership of Cumulus Media, its studios are in Northwest Oklahoma City, and the transmitter is in Norman.

The original call letters of this station were WNAD, which first began broadcasting in 1922. The call letters became WWLS in 1981.

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Former logo used until 2012, as WWLS-AM

On April 2, 2012 WWLS split from its "Sports Animal" simulcast with WWLS-FM 98.1 and switched to programming from ESPN Radio under new call letters, KWPN.

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Coordinates: 35°17′21″N 97°30′08″W / 35.28917°N 97.50222°W / 35.28917; -97.50222