WRKL

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WRKL
City New City, New York
Broadcast area Rockland County
Branding Polskie Radio
Frequency 910 kHz
Format Polish-language
Power 1,000 watts day
800 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 50057
Transmitter coordinates 41°10′52.00″N 74°2′53.00″W / 41.1811111°N 74.0480556°W / 41.1811111; -74.0480556
Callsign meaning 'Rock'land County[1]
Owner Polnet Communications, Ltd.
Webcast Listen Live
Website polskieradio.com

WRKL (910 AM), "Polskie Radio" is a radio station broadcasting a Polish-language format 24 hours a day. The station is licensed to New City, New York, with studios and offices in Pomona. The station is owned by Polnet Communications based in Chicago.[2][3] The station fell silent on February 18, 2017, several days after the collapse of one of its daytime towers on February 13th.[4] The station returned to the air on Wednesday February 22, 2017. On March 9, 2017 an application was filed with the Federal Communications Commission for Special Temporary Authority to allow operation at 25% power (250 Watts day, 200 Watts night, both non-directional) while repairs are made.[5] The STA was granted on March 13, 2017 and runs until September 9, 2017.[6]
WRKL first went on the air on July 4, 1964.[7] It featured a format of Adult contemporary music with local news and information. WRKL evolved into a News and Talk format in the mid-1990s. The station was sold to Polnet Communications in December 1998 and was switched to an All-Polish format on March 18 of 1999.

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