WTSN (AM)

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WTSN
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City of license Dover, New Hampshire
Broadcast area Seacoast Region
Branding WTSN AM 1270
Frequency 1270 kHz
First air date August 19, 1956 (1956-08-19)
Format News/talk/sports
Power 5,000 watts
Class B
Facility ID 23254
Transmitter coordinates 43°11′1.00″N 70°51′14.00″W / 43.1836111°N 70.8538889°W / 43.1836111; -70.8538889 (WTSN)
Callsign meaning Twin State Network
(originally a sister station to WTSA, WTSL, and WTSV, which are located along the New HampshireVermont border)[1]
Affiliations ABC News Radio
CBS Sports Radio
Westwood One
New York Yankees Radio Network
Boston Celtics Radio Network
Owner Garrison City Broadcasting, Inc.
Sister stations WBYY
Webcast Listen Live
Website www.wtsnam1270.com

WTSN (1270 AM) is an AM broadcast station licensed to Dover, New Hampshire. It broadcasts with 5,000 watts of power. It currently is the only station in New Hampshire that broadcasts the New York Yankees. The station also carries select CBS Sports Radio programming, as well as live high school sports. Justin McIsaac is the sports director of the station, and Mike Pomp is the news director and hosts the award-winning Open Mic Show. Judi Currie anchors the morning news updates.

WTSN's most well known personality was Paul LeBlanc, who hosted the WTSN morning show for over 40 years, having started at WTSN in 1964. He retired on July 11, 2008, after 44 years with the station. The "Morning Information Center" is now hosted by Mike Pomp.

WTSN's weekend programming features Pat Kelly hosting "Open Mic: Weekend Edition", and Justin McIsaac hosting a sports talk show entitled "McIsaac on Sports".

WTSN was named the New Hampshire AM Radio Station of the year in 2006 by The New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters. WTSN AM/1270 was named the 2007 New Hampshire Radio Station of the year by the same broadcast organization. The station will add the Howie Carr Show on February 16, 2015.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LeBlanc a pillar of the Dover community". Portsmouth Herald. May 16, 2003. Retrieved February 8, 2012. 

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