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City Pinellas Park, Florida
Broadcast area Tampa Bay
Branding Faith Talk 570/910
Frequency 570 kHz
Repeater(s) WTWD 910 kHz, Plant City, Florida
First air date 1966 (as WFSO)
Format Religious
Power 5,000 watts day and night
Class B
Facility ID 51985
Transmitter coordinates 28°12′40.00″N 82°31′46.00″W / 28.2111111°N 82.5294444°W / 28.2111111; -82.5294444
Former callsigns WFSO (1966-1978)
WPLP (1978-1988)
WTKN (1988-1991)
WHNZ (1991-2000)
Owner Salem Communications
(Common Ground Broadcasting, Inc.)
Webcast Listen Live
Website letstalkfaith.com

WTBN (570 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a religious format.[1] Licensed to Pinellas Park, Florida, USA, it serves the Tampa Bay area. The station is currently owned by Salem Communications.[2]

WTBN's programming can also be heard on WTWD 910 AM, licensed in Plant City, Florida, serving the eastern portion of the Tampa Bay market.


The station previously broadcast two shows hosted by Gary Gauthier, It's God's Money and All About Florida Real Estate until Gauthier was arrested in January 2014 for running a Ponzi scheme from 2005 until 2010, which allegedly allowed Gauthier and a partner to bilk $6 million from the retirement savings of at least 38 people.[3][4]

See also[edit]

  • WPLP (previous station that broadcast on 570)


  1. ^ "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved February 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ "WTBN Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved February 11, 2014. 
  3. ^ Kuruvilla, Carol (January 31, 2014). "Former Christian radio host arrested for $6 million Ponzi scheme". New York Daily News. New York, New York: Mortimer Zuckerman. Retrieved February 11, 2014. 
  4. ^ Thompson, Stephen (January 30, 2014). "Former Christian radio host arrested for $6 million Ponzi scheme". The Tampa Tribune. Tampa, Florida: Tampa Media Group, Inc./Media General. Retrieved February 11, 2014. 

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