WPTN

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WPTN
City Cookeville, Tennessee
Broadcast area Cookeville, Tennessee
Branding 106.1 The Eagle
Slogan Cookeville's Greatest Hits
Frequency 780 kHz
Translator(s) 106.1 W291CA (Cookeville)
First air date 1962
Format Classic hits
Power 1,000 watts (Daytime)
Class D
Facility ID 13820
Transmitter coordinates 36°10′25.00″N 85°30′40.00″W / 36.1736111°N 85.5111111°W / 36.1736111; -85.5111111Coordinates: 36°10′25.00″N 85°30′40.00″W / 36.1736111°N 85.5111111°W / 36.1736111; -85.5111111
Former callsigns WPTN (1962-January 2010)
WHUB (January–March 2010)
Owner Cookeville Communications, LLC
Sister stations KKSW, KMXN, WKSW, WGSQ, WHUB, KLWN, WDQZ, WRPW, WYST
Webcast Listen Live
Website 1061theeagle.com

WPTN (780 AM, "106.1 The Eagle") is a radio station broadcasting a classic hits format.[1] Licensed to Cookeville, Tennessee, United States, the station serves the Cookeville area. The station is owned by Cookeville Communications, LLC.[2] Because WPTN broadcasts on the same frequency as "clear–channel" station WBBM in Chicago, Illinois, it only broadcasts during the daytime hours and is required to sign off at sunset.

History[edit]

On November 3, 2017 WPTN changed their format from sports to classic hits, still branded as "106.1 The Eagle".[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Winter 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-19. 
  2. ^ "WPTN Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved March 19, 2010. 
  3. ^ 106.1 The Eagle Cookeville Trades Sports For Classic Hits Radioinsight - November 8, 2017

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