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City Lantana, Florida
Broadcast area West Palm Beach area
Frequency 1340 kHz
Translator(s) W241AX 96.1 FM Boca Raton, Florida
Format Haitian French talk
Power 810 watts unlimited
Class C
Facility ID 50333
Transmitter coordinates 26°37′12.00″N 80°4′51.00″W / 26.6200000°N 80.0808333°W / 26.6200000; -80.0808333
Callsign meaning West Palm Beach Radio
Owner Palm Beach Radio Group LLC
Webcast Listen Live
Website Sakpase.FM

WPBR (1340 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Haitian French talk format. Licensed to Lantana, Florida, United States, the station serves the West Palm Beach area. The station is owned by Palm Beach Radio Group LLC.[1]

The 1340 Frequency was first licensed in the 1940s as WWPG ("World's Winter Playground"),

Then later changed to WQXT. WQXT had various MOR formats and in 1970 turned to "chicken rock" under program director Don Kelley.

In '72 / '73 Everett and Valerie Aspinwall bought the radio station from Knight Quality Stations and changed the call letters to WPBR ("Wonderful Palm Beach Radio") Adopting a middle of the road music/talk block programming format the station featured the Aspinwall's doing a New York Style mid day talk format, Initially, Joe Vogel was afternoon drive dj, w/Frank Chester nights and Gene Tognacci weekends / swing. NBC network affiliated, WPBR ran NBC Monitor on the weekends and a locally produced classical music show on the weekends

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

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