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City of license La Crosse, Wisconsin
Broadcast area La Crosse, Wisconsin
Branding 580 WKTY
Slogan Western Wisconsin's Sports Leader
Frequency 580 kHz
Format Sports radio
Power 5,000 watts day
740 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 36207
Transmitter coordinates 43°44′25.00″N 91°12′21.00″W / 43.7402778°N 91.2058333°W / 43.7402778; -91.2058333
Affiliations ABC Radio , Premiere Radio Networks, Yahoo! Sports Radio
Owner Mid-West Family Broadcasting
(Family Radio, Inc.)
Sister stations WIZM-FM, WRQT, KQYB, KCLH, WIZM (AM)
Website 580wkty.com

WKTY (580 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a sports radio format. Licensed to La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA, the station serves the La Crosse area. The station is owned by Family Radio, Inc. and features programing from ABC Radio, Premiere Radio Networks and Yahoo! Sports Radio.[1]

Current Programming[edit]

WKTY carries Milwaukee Brewers baseball, Milwaukee Bucks basketball, and Green Bay Packers football, as well as The Jim Rome Show, select Fox Sports Radio shows, and local college and high school athletics.


WKTY began broadcasting May 27, 1948, on 580 KHz with 1 KW power (fulltime). It was owned by the La Crosse Broadcasting Company and was a Mutual affiliate.[2]


  1. ^ "WKTY Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "WKTY La Crosse on Air; Rosene General Manager". Broadcasting. June 7, 1948. Retrieved 17 December 2014. 

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