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City Tarboro, North Carolina
Broadcast area Rocky Mount-Wilson
Slogan Today's Best Gospel And Soul
Frequency 760 kHz
Translator(s) W289BL
First air date January 1947[1]
Format Urban Gospel, Urban Oldies, Blues
Language(s) English
Power 1,000 Watts daytime only
Class D
Facility ID 14004
Transmitter coordinates 35°55′40″N 77°34′15″W / 35.92778°N 77.57083°W / 35.92778; -77.57083
Callsign meaning W Costal Plains Station
Owner Johnson Broadcast Ventures, Ltd
Sister stations WCBT

WCPS (760 AM) is a radio station broadcasting an Urban Gospel, Urban Oldies, Blues format. Licensed to Tarboro, North Carolina, USA, it serves the area. The station is currently owned by Johnson Broadcast Ventures, Ltd.

WCPS broadcasts only during the daytime, to avoid conflicting with WJR from Detroit, an AM clear channel station that broadcasts on the same frequency.


In addition to the main station, WCPS is relayed by a translator to widen its broadcast area.

Broadcast translators of WCPS
Call sign Frequency
City of license Facility
m (ft)
Class Transmitter coordinates FCC info
W289BL 105.7 Rocky Mount, North Carolina 87713 250 0 m (0 ft) D 35º55'44"N, 77º34'13"W FCC


WCPS played gospel music at one time. Ed Conway was the radio announcer.


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