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CityAsheboro, North Carolina
Broadcast areaPiedmont Triad
Branding99.9 FM The Zoo
SloganThe Station You Grew Up With
Frequency700 AM kHz
Translator(s)99.9 W260CG (Asheboro)
First air dateMay 3, 1971 (at 710)
Classic hits
Classic Top 40
Power1,000 watts Daytime
1,000 watts critical hours
Facility ID20558
Transmitter coordinates35°45′50.0″N 79°50′4.0″W / 35.763889°N 79.834444°W / 35.763889; -79.834444
Callsign meaningcity of license is home of the North Carolina Zoo
Former frequencies710 kHz (1971-2014)
AffiliationsABC Radio News
OwnerRCR of Randolph County, Ltd.
WebcastWZOO Webstream
WebsiteWZOO Online

WZOO is an oldies, classic hits, and classic top 40 formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Asheboro, North Carolina, serving the Piedmont Triad.[1] WZOO is owned and operated by RCR of Randolph County, Ltd.[2]

WZOO is not connected in any way with WZOO-FM, an FM radio station in Edgewood, Ohio sharing the same callsign.


In addition to the main station, WZOO is relayed by an FM translator to widen its broadcast area.[3]

Call sign Frequency
City of license Facility
m (ft)
Class FCC info
W260CG 99.9 Asheboro, North Carolina 153753 250 104 m (341 ft) D FCC


  1. ^ "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved October 29, 2014.
  2. ^ "WZOO Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved October 29, 2014.
  3. ^ "W260CG Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved March 9, 2015.

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