WUCT

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Coordinates: 36°11′2.00″N 85°25′3.00″W / 36.1838889°N 85.4175000°W / 36.1838889; -85.4175000

WUCT
City Algood, Tennessee
Broadcast area Cookeville, Tennessee
Branding NewsTalk 94.1
Slogan Where the Upper Cumberland Talks
Frequency 1600 kHz
Translator(s) 94.1 W231DG (Cookeville)
First air date June 22, 1981 (as WRZK at 1590)
Format News/Talk
Power 2,500 watts day
20 watts night (AM)
ERP 250 watts (FM)
HAAT 25 meters (82 ft)
Class D (AM & FM)
Facility ID 39797
Transmitter coordinates 36°11′2.00″N 85°25′3.00″W / 36.1838889°N 85.4175000°W / 36.1838889; -85.4175000
Callsign meaning Where Upper Cumberland Talks
Former callsigns WRZK (1981-1983)
WWRT (1983-1990)
WATX (1990-2017)
Former frequencies 1590 kHz (1981-2008)
Owner JWC Broadcasting
Webcast Listen Live
Website newstalk941.com

WUCT (1600 AM, "NewsTalk 94.1") is a radio station licensed to Algood, Tennessee, United States, the station serves the Cookeville area. The station is currently owned by Jwc Broadcasting.[1]

History[edit]

The station went on the air as WRZK on 22 June 1981. On 1 June 1983, the station changed its call sign to WWRT, and on 15 January 1990 to WATX.[2] WATX originally broadcast on 1590 kilohertz, and later moved to 1600. The station subsequently added a translator on 100.9 FM, known as W265BC (WATX-FM unofficially).[3]

In January 2017, WATX rebranded as "NewsTalk 94.1" (switching translators to W231DG 94.1 FM Cookeville). On January 1, 2017, WATX changed call letters to WUCT.[4]

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