|City of license||Kingsport, Tennessee|
|Broadcast area||Tri Cities|
|Branding||ESPN Tri Cities|
|First air date||1940|
|Power||1,000 watts (unlimited)|
|Callsign meaning||W KingsPorT|
|Owner||Glenwood Communications Corporation
(Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation)
|Sister stations||WTFM, WOPI, WKTP, WMEV-FM, WRZK, WVEK|
WKPT (1400 AM) is a North American radio station, located in Kingsport, Tennessee. It operates with a daytime/nighttime power of 1,000 watts. WKPT is one of the oldest radio stations in East Tennessee, first taking the airwaves in 1940.
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WKPT, WOPI-1490 Bristol, and WKTP-1590 Jonesborough/Johnson City are owned by Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation, a subsidiary of Glenwood Communications Corporation. Each carries a substantial amount of the same programming each week but breaks away for local sports, specialized programming, and other community events.
|City of license||ERP
|W249AH||97.7||Johnson City, TN||40||D||FCC|
Holston Valley Broadcasting also operates television stations WKPT-TV 19 (ABC) and WAPK-CA 36 (MyNetworkTV). Other radio stations in the chain include WTFM-FM, WMEV-FM, WVEK-FM and WRZK-FM (95.9 The Hog).
- Official website
- Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WKPT
- Radio-Locator Information on WKPT
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WKPT
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