WSYW

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WSYW
City of license Indianapolis, Indiana
Broadcast area Indianapolis
Branding La Joya
Frequency 810 kHz
Format Spanish Oldies
Power 250 watts daytime
Class D
Facility ID 13795
Transmitter coordinates 39°43′32.00″N 86°11′8.00″W / 39.7255556°N 86.1855556°W / 39.7255556; -86.1855556
Former callsigns WIGO (1963-1966)
WATI (1966-1984)
WGRT (1984-1990)
Owner Continental Broadcast Group, LLC
Website lajoya810.com

WSYW (810 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Spanish Oldies format, branded as La Joya ("The Jewel"). Licensed to Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, the station serves the Indianapolis area. The station is currently owned by Continental Broadcast Group, LLC.[1][2]

History[edit]

The station went on the air as WIGO in 1963. Luke Walton was owner and general manager with George L. Davis air talent. Studios were in the basement level of office building at 143 Delaware St. In 1966 station was sold to Sarkes Tarzian and was changed to a home grown easy listening radio station and new calls WATI. Station was sold to Continental Broadcast Group, LLC, calls changed to WGRT on 1984-12-14. on 1990-02-15, the station changed its call sign to the current WSYW.[3]

Previous formats include hip-hop music, known as "Yo! 8-1-0," children's music, known as Radio AAHS, and classical as a simulcast of 107.1 (now WEDJ).

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