WTTN

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WTTN
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City of license Columbus, Wisconsin
Broadcast area Madison, Wisconsin
Branding 1580 AM ESPN Deportes
Frequency 1580 kHz
First air date 1950
Format Sports
Language(s) Spanish
Power 5,000 watts day
800 watts critical hours
4 watts night
Class D
Facility ID 71092
Transmitter coordinates 43°11′43″N 88°45′17″W / 43.19528°N 88.75472°W / 43.19528; -88.75472
Callsign meaning Watertown[1]
Affiliations ESPN Deportes Radio
Owner Good Karma Broadcasting, LLC
Sister stations WTLX, WWHG, WBEV, WXRO
Webcast Listen Live
Website WTTN website

WTTN (1580 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Spanish Sports format licensed to Columbus, Wisconsin and serving Madison's Hispanic Market.

The station is owned by Good Karma Broadcasting, LLC and features programing from ESPN Desportes.[2]

WTTN (AM) began broadcasting with 250 watts as a daytime only station licensed to Watertown, Wisconsin in 1950. Power was later increased to 1000 watts, and a 4 watt night time service was added in the late 1980s.

With the city of license change and transmitter site move, WTTN began broadcasting with a daytime power of 5,000 watts using a directional antenna system from Columbus, Wisconsin. Co-owned WTTN-FM which signed on in 1961, was originally located at 104.7 FM, and moved to 94.1 MHz. in 1972. 94.1 is now owned by Mid-West Family Broadcasting, and now uses the call sign WJJO with studios in Madison, Wisconsin.

WTTN has had a variety of formats over the years, including, variety, adult standards, adult contemporary, country, classic country, news/talk and oldies. Previous owners of the station have included Watertown Radio, Inc. and Select Communications.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Call Letter Origins". Radio History on the Web. 
  2. ^ "WTTN Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 

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