WPVL (AM)

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For the FM radio station in Platteville, Wisconsin, United States, see WPVL-FM.
WPVL
City of license Platteville, Wisconsin
Broadcast area Dubuque, Iowa
Branding ESPN Radio 1590
Frequency 1590 kHz
First air date 1955
Format Sports
Power 1,000 watts day
500 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 35514
Transmitter coordinates 42°44′46.00″N 90°28′28.00″W / 42.7461111°N 90.4744444°W / 42.7461111; -90.4744444Coordinates: 42°44′46.00″N 90°28′28.00″W / 42.7461111°N 90.4744444°W / 42.7461111; -90.4744444
Former callsigns WTOQ
WSWW
Affiliations ESPN Radio
Owner QueenB Radio Wisconsin, Inc.
Sister stations WPVL-FM, WGLR, WGLR-FM
Website am1590wpvl.com

WPVL (1590 AM, "The Double Team ESPN Radio") is an American radio station broadcasting a sports radio format.[1] WPVL 1590 and WGLR 1280, which is licensed to Lancaster, Wisconsin, are simulcasting their programming. WPVL, which is licensed to Platteville, Wisconsin, is owned by QueenB Radio Wisconsin, Inc. and features programing from ESPN Radio.[2] Former call signs used by WPVL have been WTOQ and WSWW. Prior to their current sports format, the station programmed oldies music.

In April 2012 WPVL was granted an U.S. Federal Communications Commission construction permit to move to a new transmitter site, decrease day power to 970 watts and decrease night power to 470 watts.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Winter 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-14. 
  2. ^ "WPVL Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2010-02-14. 

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