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WFPA-AM Dixie logo.png
City Fort Payne, Alabama
Broadcast area NE Alabama, NW Georgia, and SW Tennessee
Branding NewsTalk 1400 WFPA
Slogan "Proudly Serving the Heart of Dixie!"
Frequency 1400 AM (kHz)
First air date June 2, 1949
Format News/Talk
Power 1000 watts (unlimited)
Class C
Facility ID 33782
Transmitter coordinates 34°26′21″N 85°42′09″W / 34.43917°N 85.70250°W / 34.43917; -85.70250
Callsign meaning Fort Payne, Alabama
Former callsigns WFPA (1950-1997)
WMXN (1997-1999)
WDLL (1999-2002)[1]
Affiliations Fox News Channel, Talk Radio Network
Owner Wallace Broadcasting Company
(J. Michael Wallace)
Webcast Listen Live

WFPA (1400 AM, "NewsTalk 1400") is an American radio station licensed to serve Fort Payne, Alabama. The station is owned and operated by Wallace Broadcasting Company, located in Fort Payne, Alabama.

WFPA broadcasts live NewsTalk AM on weekday mornings. It also broadcasts a News/Talk radio format featuring some programming from Fox News Channel.[2] Notable syndicated hosts on WFPA include Jerry Doyle, Michael Savage, Gary Sullivan, John Batchelor, and Rusty Humphries. Overnight, the station broadcasts the syndicated Coast to Coast AM hosted by George Noory.[3]

Former branding

Dekalb County's oldest radio station, WFPA was licensed by the Federal Communications Commission and began broadcasting on June 2, 1949.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  3. ^ "Alabama Affiliates". Coast to Coast AM. Retrieved December 31, 2011. 

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