WKTY
WKTY Sports580-96.7 logo.png
Broadcast areaLa Crosse, Wisconsin
Frequency580 kHz
BrandingWKTY 96.7FM 580AM
Programming
FormatSports
AffiliationsWestwood One
CBS Sports Radio
Green Bay Packers
Milwaukee Brewers
Milwaukee Bucks
Ownership
Owner
WIZM-FM, WRQT, KQYB, KCLH, WIZM (AM)
History
First air date
May 27, 1948
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID36207
ClassB
Power5,000 watts day
740 watts night
Transmitter coordinates
43°44′25.00″N 91°12′21.00″W / 43.7402778°N 91.2058333°W / 43.7402778; -91.2058333
Translator(s)96.7 K244FM
(La Crosse)
Links
Public license information
WebcastListen Live
Websitewktysports.com

WKTY (580 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a sports format. Licensed to La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, the station serves the La Crosse area. The station is owned by Mid-West Family Broadcasting and features programming from Westwood One and CBS Sports Radio.[1]

Play-by-Play Sports

The station serves as the La Crosse affiliate for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League, Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball, and Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association. WKTY also carries local college and high school athletics.

Programming

WKTY broadcast a mixture of local, regional, and national sports programming. Its national shows include The Dan Patrick Show, The Jim Rome Show, and select programming from CBS Sports Radio and Westwood One. The station also carries The Bill Michaels Show, a regional sports talk show; local programming with Dave Carney in the morning, The WiscoSports Show in the evenings with Grant Blise; and local play-by-play sports.

History

WKTY began broadcasting May 27, 1948, on 580 kHz with 1 KW power (full-time). It was owned by the La Crosse Broadcasting Company and was a Mutual affiliate.[2] During the 1980s, the station was full service, switching back and forth between playing country music and adult contemporary.

References

  1. ^ "WKTY Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ "WKTY La Crosse on Air; Rosene General Manager" (PDF). Broadcasting. June 7, 1948. Retrieved 17 December 2014.