|City of license||Plattsburgh, New York|
|Audience share||1.5 (Fa'06, R&R)|
|Power||1,000 watts day
940 watts night
|Affiliations||NBC News Radio
New York Giants Radio Network
New York Yankees Radio Network
|Owner||Hometown Radio, Inc.|
WIRY is an AM radio station licensed to Plattsburgh, New York. The locally owned and operated radio station broadcasts at 1340 kHz in C-QUAM AM stereo into a Valcom whip antenna  (one of the only stations to do so) with a full-service variety format.
WIRY is primarily music-formatted, featuring an eclectic variety of formats. The station describes its format as "Adult Contemporary Format, with a careful blend of New Country Hits, As Well As oldie classics from the 50's - present (…) some [ classic country ] as well from time to time during the day." There is also a monthly show devoted to big band music.
WIRY is mostly locally operated. The station has a live local morning show and an extensive local news and sports bureau, carrying the Plattsburgh Cardinals hockey team in winter months and high school sports. The station also has a tradio-style program entitled "Swap Shop" and features several creative advertising programs, including a listing of lunch menus from advertisers and a radio help-wanted show entitled "Who's Hiring." Weather forecasts are taken from public domain National Weather Service reports.
In addition, the station also streams on the Internet. It has streamed continuously since prior to 2002 and survived the Internet radio bust that forced many stations to stop streaming at that time.
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WIRY
- Radio-Locator Information on WIRY
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WIRY