WSLB

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WSLB
WSLB ESPN1400 logo.png
CityOgdensburg, New York
Broadcast areaNorthern New York
BrandingESPN 1400 AM
SloganThe North Country
Frequency1400 (kHz)
First air date1940
FormatSports Talk
Power1,000 watts
ClassC
Transmitter coordinates44°42′20.88″N 75°27′54.00″W / 44.7058000°N 75.4650000°W / 44.7058000; -75.4650000
Callsign meaningWhere The Saint Lawrence Broadens
OwnerCommunity Broadcasters, LLC
Sister stationsWLFK, WQTK
Websitewww.cbogdensburg.com/espn1400

WSLB (1400 AM) is an all-sports radio station, operating from Ogdensburg, New York, United States. Prior to switching to an all-sports format, WSLB was an oldies radio station. WSLB is the affiliate of ESPN Radio for the St. Lawrence County area.

History[edit]

WSLB began broadcasting in 1940 as the Mutual Broadcasting System affiliate in Ogdensburg. The station switched to NBC in the early 1990s when it entered into a three-way simulcast with sister stations WIGS (1230) and WGIX (95.3) in Gouverneur, NY with an oldies format as "FSR -- Full-Service Radio. WIGS went off the air permanently in the mid-1990s and the two remaining stations simulcasted until WSLB took a conservative talk-radio format as "Talk 1400" a few years ago. In 2006, the station picked up the ESPN Radio affiliation on weekends before going full-time beginning Saturday, December 1, 2007 dropping its talk-radio format. On December 3, 2007, WQTK began running a similar talk-radio format to the one that had once aired on WSLB.

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