WFAW
WFAW AM940 logo.png
CityFort Atkinson, Wisconsin
Broadcast areaJefferson County
Frequency940 kHz
BrandingOldies 940
Programming
FormatOldies
AffiliationsABC Radio , Jones Radio Network, Westwood One
Ownership
OwnerMagnum Media
(Magnum Communications, Inc.)
WSJY, WKCH
History
First air date
1963
Call sign meaning
Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin[1]
Technical information
Facility ID24446
ClassB
Power500 watts day
550 watts night
Transmitter coordinates
42°54′24.00″N 88°45′6.00″W / 42.9066667°N 88.7516667°W / 42.9066667; -88.7516667
Translator(s)101.1 MHz W266DX (Fort Atkinson)
101.1 W277DV (Janesville, WI)
Links
WebcastListen Live
Website940wfaw.com

WFAW (940 AM) is a radio station broadcasting an oldies format. WFAW previously aired news and talk and oldies music, and for many years featured a country music format. Licensed to Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, United States, the station serves the Jefferson County and Janesville areas. The station is owned by Magnum Media, through licensee Magnum Communications, Inc., and features programming from ABC Radio, Jones Radio Network and Westwood One.[2] Along with its sister station WKCH, WFAW is also a major broadcaster of UW-Whitewater Warhawks athletics.

On October 5, 2020, WFAW changed their format from news/talk to oldies, branded as "Oldies 940".[3] In December 2021 WFAW added an FM translator licensed to Janesville on 101.1.

References

  1. ^ "Call Letter Origins". Radio History on the Web.
  2. ^ "WFAW Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ Wisconsin AM Station Drops Talk for Oldies