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City Tallapoosa, Georgia
Broadcast area Atlanta and Birmingham metropolitan areas
Branding King Country
Slogan Our Hometown Station
Frequency 1060 kHz
First air date 1977
Format Classic Country
Power 50,000 watts day
5,000 watts critical hours
Class D
Facility ID 73183
Transmitter coordinates 33°44′6.00″N 85°15′8.00″W / 33.7350000°N 85.2522222°W / 33.7350000; -85.2522222
Callsign meaning WKiNG
Affiliations Fox News, Georgia News Network
Owner Gradick Communications
Sister stations WBTR-FM, WCKS, WKNG-FM, WLBB
Webcast Listen Live
Website wkng.com

WKNG (branded as King Country) is a daytime operation only AM radio station that is located in Tallapoosa, Georgia. The station broadcasts a Classic Country format and focuses on local programming within the West Georgia and East Alabama area. WKNG airs national and world news updates from Fox News, state news from the Georgia News Network, and local news that comes from sister station WLBB. Local programs featured are Tradeline, a call-in show for people to buy, swap, sell, trade or give away items; Petline, for people who are selling, buying or looking for animals or to locate a lost animal or finding an animal and wanting to find its owner. Community calendar events are announced every hour along with weather updates.

WKNG covers from Atlanta, Georgia to Birmingham, Alabama and Chattanooga, Tennessee to Columbus, Georgia with a 50,000 watt signal. The station lowers its power to 5,000-watts two hours before signing off for the day at night each month. [1]


  1. ^ "WKNG Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 

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