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WVAM ESPN1430 logo.jpg
City Altoona, Pennsylvania
Broadcast area Altoona, Pennsylvania
Branding ESPN Radio 1430
Slogan "Take It With You"
Frequency 1430 kHz
Format Sports
Power 5,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 47089
Owner Forever Broadcasting, LLC
Website www.foreveraltoona.com

WVAM is the ESPN Radio affiliate of Altoona, Pennsylvania. The station is branded as ESPN Radio 1430. The station is owned by Forever Broadcasting. WVAM is the flagship station for Altoona Curve baseball. It is also the Altoona affiliate of the Penn State Sports Network, Pittsburgh Steelers Football Network, and Pitt Basketball games on the Pitt ISP Radio Network.


On January 2, 2013, the station dropped the Jim Rome Show and replaced it with The Herd with Colin Cowherd.


WVAM became a CBS affiliate when it went on the air December 15, 1947. At that time, it operated on 1430 kHz with 1 KW power.[1]


  1. ^ "Four New Affiliates Make CBS Total 171" (PDF). Broadcasting. November 17, 1947. Retrieved 22 October 2014. 

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Coordinates: 40°29′42″N 78°24′06″W / 40.49500°N 78.40167°W / 40.49500; -78.40167