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City Canton, North Carolina
Slogan Real Country
Frequency 920 kHz
Format Country music
Power 500 watts day
38 watts night
Class D
Transmitter coordinates 35°31′15″N 82°48′24″W / 35.52083°N 82.80667°W / 35.52083; -82.80667
Owner Skycountry Broadcasting
Website wptlradio.net

WPTL (920 AM) is a radio station broadcasting the Real Country music format from Westwood One Networks. WPTL is licensed to Canton, North Carolina, USA. The station is currently owned by Skycountry Broadcasting. WPTL went on the air in 1963. Bill Reck has owned the station since 1978.

WPTL has aired the football games of Pisgah High School since 1992, when WWIT dropped them. The station also airs Pisgah basketball, softball and baseball.[1][2]

Frank Byrd, formerly of WWNC, is the weekday morning host.[3]


  1. ^ Jeff Bryson,"Bears Fans Tune in for Action," Asheville Citizen-Times, October 19, 2003.
  2. ^ "Radio Station Guide," Asheville Citizen-Times, August 19, 2007.
  3. ^ Tony Kiss, "WWNC stars of yesteryear remember the 'magic' they created in Asheville," Asheville Citizen-Times, June 19, 2010.

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