WITK
CityPittston, Pennsylvania
Broadcast areaScranton/Wilkes-Barre
Frequency1550 kHz
Programming
FormatChristian
Ownership
OwnerSteel City Radio, Inc.
(part of Wilkins Communications Network)
KLNG, WLMR, WSKY (AM), WFAM, WBXR, WELP, KCNW, WWNL, WBRI, KXKS, WYYC, WIJD, WNVY, WVTJ, WCPC
History
Former call signs
WKQV, WARD, WPTS
Technical information
ClassB
Power10,000 Watts day
500 Watts night
Transmitter coordinates
41°20′47″N 75°47′05″W / 41.34639°N 75.78472°W / 41.34639; -75.78472Coordinates: 41°20′47″N 75°47′05″W / 41.34639°N 75.78472°W / 41.34639; -75.78472
Translator(s)W234CY (94.7 MHz, Pittston)
Links
WebsiteWITK Official Webpage

WITK is an AM radio station licensed by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to serve the community of Pittston, Pennsylvania. WITK broadcasts at 1550 kHz and covers much of northeastern Pennsylvania, including Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. The station airs various Christian religious programming. WITK is owned by Steel City Radio, Inc. The station was sold in 2007 by Lackawanna County Commissioner Robert C. Cordaro.[1][2] Steel City Radio, Inc. is part of the Wilkins Communications Network, Inc. of Spartanburg, South Carolina, whose owners, Robert and Luann Wilkins, own 15 other stations in cities such as WWNL (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), WYYC (York, Pennsylvania), KCNW (Kansas City, Missouri), WELP (Greenville, South Carolina), WBRI (Indianapolis, Indiana), and WBXR (Huntsville, Alabama).[3]

References

  1. ^ Tom Taylor. "Taylor on Radio-Info, July 12, 2007 - Sound Bytes - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton" (PDF). Radio-info.com (Chicago, Illinois). Retrieved July 12, 2007.
  2. ^ Borys Krawczeniuk. "Cordaro bows out of radio biz". Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania). Retrieved October 1, 2007.
  3. ^ Scott Fybush. "Northeast Radio Watch - October 15, 2007 - Pennsylvania". Northeast Radio Watch (Rochester, New York). Retrieved October 15, 2007.