|City||Avon Park, Florida|
|Broadcast area||Sebring area|
|First air date||October 1, 1970|
|Format||Urban AC/Black Gospel|
|Power||1,000 watts day
77 watts night
|Transmitter coordinates||27º37'8"N, 81º29'27"W|
|Former callsigns||WAVP (8/2/2000-10/6/2006)
|Sister stations||WJBW, WATD|
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WFHT (1390 AM) & W298BU (107.5 FM) is a radio station licensed to Avon Park, Florida. WFHT is owned by Jhonson Napoleon, through licensee WFHT LLC, and operates with 1,000 watts day and 77 watts at night and is known on-air as Kiss 107.5 (after its translator frequency).
WFHT became the first of six stations in Highlands County to broadcast live over the Internet at www.talkwithattitude.com, and the first to video stream live when it broadcasts its debate weeks over the Internet at inFlorida.tv in August and October.
WFHT until January 2015 aired a nationally syndicated talk show lineup that included Rick and Bubba, Neal Boortz, Michael Savage, Mark Levin, and Phil Hendrie Mondays through Fridays, and specialty talk shows on the weekends. WFHT is also an affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team, the Tampa Bay Lightning hockey team, and NFL and NCAA football games. In 2015, WFHT began broadcasting Florida A&M Rattlers football games via the "Rattler Football Network".
The former talk station also featured local talk show hosts Dale Pflug and Lester Lob.
History & current status
The station that is now WFHT began broadcasting October 1, 1970. In 1992, the owner was Andrew Banas who bought the station for $100,000 in September 1990. The station went silent on October 1, 2009, according to F.C.C. records, but was resurrected in early 2010.
In addition to the main station, WFHT is relayed by an FM translator.
|City of license||ERP
|W298BU||107.5||Avon Park, Florida||215||D||FCC|
- "WAPR-AM". RadioYears.com. Retrieved December 29, 2010.
- 1992 Broadcasting Yearbook, page A-66 (listed as WAPR)
- Official website
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WFHT
- Radio-Locator Information on WFHT
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WFHT
- Query the FCC's FM station database for W298BU
- Radio-Locator information on W298BU