WRAW

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WRAW
City of license Reading, Pennsylvania
Branding Rumba 1340
Frequency 1340 kHz
First air date 1922
Format Spanish CHR
Power 1,000 watts
Class C
Facility ID 69566
Transmitter coordinates 40°19′27.00″N 75°55′10.00″W / 40.3241667°N 75.9194444°W / 40.3241667; -75.9194444
Former callsigns WRAW (1922-9/19/06)
WKAP (9/19/06-7/05/07)
Owner Clear Channel Communications
Webcast Listen Live
Website rumba1340.com

WRAW (1340 AM, "Rumba 1340") is a radio station licensed to Reading, Pennsylvania broadcasting a Spanish CHR format. It is owned by Clear Channel Communications.

History[edit]

WRAW changed formats in 2006 to Religious talk and music as Praise Radio 1340 with the call sign WKAP. In 2007 they changed their call sign and format back to WRAW. The station derives a portion of its programming from Scott Shannon's The True Oldies Channel from ABC Radio.[1]

On March 1, 2014 WRAW changed their format to Spanish CHR, branded as "Rumba 1340".[2]

Coverage[edit]

According to Radio-Locator, WRAW best serves an area within ten miles of Reading. Its non-directional signal is listenable as far away as Ephrata. Although more sensitive radios can receive the station as far away as Lancaster and Pottsville, there is more interference toward the southeast from WHAT in Philadelphia on the same frequency.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Radio Stations". Scott Shannon's True Oldies Channel. Archived from the original on July 28, 2008. Retrieved December 19, 2008. 
  2. ^ Rumba Rolls Into Reading

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