|City of license||South Daytona, Florida|
|Broadcast area||Daytona Beach, Florida|
|Slogan||"News, Progressive Talk, Inspiration"|
|First air date||September 1, 1988|
|Format||Urban Gospel, Progressive talk|
|Power||1,000 watts (day)
32 watts (night)
|Former callsigns||WDAT (1957–1959)
(Julia T. Cherry Revocable Living Trust)
WPUL AM 1590 is a radio station that serves the Daytona Beach area. Most recently, the station had an urban gospel and progressive talk format targeted toward the African American community. It is owned by the Julia T. Cherry Revocable Living Trust.
The station went on air in 1957 under the call letters WDAT as a country-western station. Its call letters changed to WELE in 1959, and its format changed to a black music format in 1963 before going back to country by 1967. In 1981, the station took in new call letters WZIP and became an oldies station before returning to country in 1986.
Most recently, WPUL broadcast progressive talk radio shows including The Thom Hartmann Program and The Stephanie Miller Show as well as various African-American-oriented shows like Keepin' It Real with Al Sharpton and locally produced shows.
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WPUL
- Radio-Locator Information on WPUL
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WPUL
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