|City of license||San Juan, Puerto Rico|
|Broadcast area||Puerto Rico|
|Branding||Cadena WAPA Radio|
|First air date||1945|
|Format||News Talk Information|
|Power||10,000 watts day
10,000 watts night
(experimental synchronous operation WA2XPA in Arecibo)
|Callsign meaning||Asociación de Productores de Azúcar|
|Affiliations||CNN en Español|
|Owner||Wilfredo Blanco Pi & Jorge Blanco
The station is rebroadcast through a synchronous repeater, WA2XPA Arecibo, which also broadcasts at 680 kHz.
Its call letters are a partial abbreviation of the station's original owners, the now-defunct Asociación de Productores de Azúcar, or Puerto Rico Sugar Grower's Association. In the late 60's, it was acquired by Hearst Corporation. In 1991 it was acquired by Notiradio Broadcasting (Eng. Wifredo G. Blanco-Pi, owner & his son Eng. Jorge Blanco, news director).
The station has a famous show which is regularly broadcast at 8:00 am, "Dándole casco al tema" (Thinking through the topic), in which the owners discuss with the listeners political topics. Another popular show is Opine Usted (Express yourself), in this show listeners are given 1 minute and 30 seconds to analyze the situation of the country.
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WAPA
- Radio-Locator Information on WAPA
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WAPA
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WA2XPA
- Radio-Locator Information on WA2XPA
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WA2XPA
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