Frequency1320 kHz
FormatSouthern gospel
AffiliationsSalem Radio Network, Singing News Radio
OwnerRadford Communications, Inc.
First air date
August 8, 1958 (1958-08-08)[1]
Call sign meaning
Kim, Ronnie and Kathy, children of former owner Jim Childress[2]
Technical information
Facility ID10829
Power5,000 watts day
62 watts night
Transmitter coordinates
35°6′42.00″N 84°0′31.00″W / 35.1116667°N 84.0086111°W / 35.1116667; -84.0086111

WKRK (1320 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a southern gospel format and is affiliated with Singing News Radio. Licensed to Murphy, North Carolina; it has been owned by the Radford family since July 20, 1995, and features a popular tradio show called PartyLine as well as hourly SRN News.

WKRK's daytime signal reaches Western North Carolina, North Georgia, and East Tennessee. WKRK is found at 1320 AM and as of Easter weekend 2016, WKRK began broadcasting at 105.5 FM. The station is simulcast on Channel 25 through The Cable Company serving Cherokee County, North Carolina.


  1. ^ Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 2010 (PDF). 2010. p. D-407. Retrieved October 28, 2022.
  2. ^ Walker, Mike. "Radio Daze". Retrieved 2008-11-04.