WITK

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WITK
WITK1550AM.PNG
City Pittston, Pennsylvania
Broadcast area Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Frequency 1550 kHz
Format Christian
Power 10,000 Watts daytime
500 Watts nighttime
Class B
Transmitter coordinates 41°20′47″N 75°47′05″W / 41.34639°N 75.78472°W / 41.34639; -75.78472Coordinates: 41°20′47″N 75°47′05″W / 41.34639°N 75.78472°W / 41.34639; -75.78472
Former callsigns WKQV, WARD, WPTS
Owner Steel City Radio, Inc.
(part of Wilkins Communications Network)
Sister stations KLNG, WLMR, WSKY (AM), WFAM, WBXR, WELP, KCNW, WWNL, WBRI, KXKS, WYYC, WIJD, WNVY, WVTJ, WCPC
Website WITK Official Webpage

WITK is an AM radio station licensed by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to serve the community of Pittston, Pennsylvania. WITK broadcasts at 1550 kHz and covers much of northeastern Pennsylvania, including Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. The station airs various Christian religious programming. WITK is owned by Steel City Radio, Inc. The station was sold in 2007 by Lackawanna County Commissioner Robert C. Cordaro.[1][2] Steel City Radio, Inc. is part of the Wilkins Communications Network, Inc. of Spartanburg, SC, whose owners, Robert and Luann Wilkins, own 15 other stations in cities such as WWNL (Pittsburgh, PA), WYYC (York, PA), KCNW (Kansas City, MO), WELP (Greenville, SC), WBRI (Indianapolis, IN), and WBXR (Huntsville, AL).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tom Taylor. "Taylor on Radio-Info, July 12, 2007 - Sound Bytes - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton" (PDF). Radio-info.com (Chicago, Illinois). Retrieved July 12, 2007.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ Borys Krawczeniuk. "Cordaro bows out of radio biz". The Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania). Retrieved October 1, 2007. 
  3. ^ Scott Fybush. "Northeast Radio Watch - October 15, 2007 - Pennsylvania". Northeast Radio Watch (Rochester, New York). Retrieved October 15, 2007. 

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