|City of license||San Juan, Puerto Rico|
|Broadcast area||Puerto Rico|
|Slogan||Cadena WAPA Radio, La poderosa.|
|First air date||1945|
|Format||News Talk Information|
|Power||10,000 watts day
10,000 watts night
|Callsign meaning||Asociación de Productores de Azúcar|
|Owner||Wilfredo Blanco Pi and Jorge Blanco|
WAPA (680 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a News Talk Information format. Licensed to San Juan, Puerto Rico, it serves the Puerto Rico area. 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 Hertz Corporation. In 1991 it was acquired by Notiradio Broadcasting. 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. The station is currently owned by Wilfredo Blanco Pi, and his son Jorge Blanco (NotiRadio Broadcasting).WAPA Radio is actually the most powerful radio news network in PR, covering all the island with 5 synchronized transmitters in 680am and 1260 am. It was formerly an affiliate of the ABC Radio Networks.
WAPA Broadcast Daily Mon-Fri 4:00am-11:00pm, Sat 5:00am-11:00pm & Sun 6:30am-11:00pm.
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- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WAPA
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