WPVL (AM)

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For the FM radio station in Platteville, Wisconsin, United States, see WPVL-FM.
WPVL
City 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), is an American radio station broadcasting a sports radio format.[1] WPVL, which is licensed to Platteville, Wisconsin, is owned by QueenB Radio Wisconsin, Inc. and features programming 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 a 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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