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WLAD-AM news radio logo.jpg
City of license Danbury, Connecticut
Frequency 800 kHz C-QUAM AM Stereo
First air date October 1947[1]
Format News/Talk
Language(s) English
Power 1,000 watts (day)
286 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 65456
Transmitter coordinates 41°22′27″N 73°26′47″W / 41.37417°N 73.44639°W / 41.37417; -73.44639
Owner The Berkshire Broadcasting Corporation
Sister stations WAXB, WDAQ
Website wlad.com

WLAD (800 AM) is an American radio station licensed to serve the community of Danbury, Connecticut. The station began broadcasting October 5, 1947, with 250 W power (daytime only).[2] WLAD is owned and operated by the Berkshire Broadcasting Corporation.

It broadcasts a news/talk format.[3]

Former branding

The station was assigned the call sign "WLAD" by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC).[4]


  1. ^ "Directory of AM and FM Radio Stations in the U.S.". 1959 Broadcasting Yearbook. Washington, DC: Broadcasting Publications, Inc. 1959. p. B-122. 
  2. ^ "WLAD at Danbury, Conn., 250-w Daytimer, Starts" (PDF). Broadcasting. October 27, 1947. Retrieved 17 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Retrieved June 13, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Call Sign History". CDBS Public Access Database. U.S. Federal Communications Commission Media Bureau. Retrieved June 13, 2012. 

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