WKAT

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WKAT
City of license Miami, Florida
Broadcast area South Florida metropolitan area
Branding 1360 WKAT
Slogan "Radio Luz"
Frequency 1360 kHz
Format Spanish Cristiana/Talk
Power 5,000 Watts (Daytime)
1,000 Watts (Nighttime)
Class B
Owner Salem Communications
(Classical 1360, LLC)
Sister stations WMCU, WZAB
Webcast Listen Live!
Website 1360wkat.com

WKAT 1360 is a Spanish talk radio station based in the South Florida area of Miami and Fort Lauderdale.

The previous format was conservative talk radio with a lineup that resembled other outlets owned by Salem Communications: Michael Medved, Laura Ingraham, Hugh Hewitt, Michael Savage, and William Bennett among others. And like the other stations, its tagline was "Where Your Opinion Counts."

In 2005-06, WKAT was the radio station that carried games of the Florida Pit Bulls, a franchise in the American Basketball Association owned in part by NBA all-star Tim Hardaway. However, the franchise is now suspended pending a move to the Continental Basketball Association, where it will be known as the Miami Majesty.

Before WKAT became a talk radio station in 2005, it had been South Florida′s last remaining classical music station.[1] However, WKAT had spent the 1960s and 1970s as a Miami Beach-based local talk show.[1] Before that, WKAT had a popular music format. In the 1940s, singer-songwriter Arthur Fields worked there while in semi-retirement.[2]

Today WKAT airs Salem Communications' "Radio Luz" Spanish-language Christian format, which also appears on sister station WWDJ-AM 1150 in Boston.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Citron, David H. (3 February 2005). "WKAT is now Conservative Talk". South Florida Radio Pages. Retrieved 11 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Gracyk, Tim. "Arthur Fields". Tim's Phonographs and Old Records. Retrieved 11 August 2010. 

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Coordinates: 25°57′36″N 80°16′13″W / 25.96000°N 80.27028°W / 25.96000; -80.27028