WNCO
Broadcast area
Frequency1340 kHz
BrandingFox Sports Radio 1340
Programming
Language(s)English
FormatSports
Affiliations
Ownership
Owner
History
First air date
May 18, 1950 (1950-05-18) (as WATG)
Former call signs
WATG (1950–1959)
Call sign meaning
North Central Ohio
Technical information[1]
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID2926
ClassC
Power1,000 watts unlimited
Transmitter coordinates
40°50′25″N 82°21′26″W / 40.84028°N 82.35722°W / 40.84028; -82.35722
Links
Public license information
WebcastListen live (via iHeartRadio)
Websitewncoam.iheart.com

WNCO (1340 kHz) – branded Fox Sports 1340 – is a commercial AM radio station licensed to Ashland, Ohio, United States. The station serves Ashland, Mansfield and Bucyrus, collectively identified as the Mid-Ohio region. The station is under ownership of iHeartMedia, Inc.

Since September 10, 2012, WNCO runs a sports format, airing content from Fox Sports Radio and Premiere Radio Networks. It originally aired an adult standards/ and oldies music format from Citadel Media's Timeless satellite feed until June 14, 2009, when it switched to an all-talk format.

It is also the flagship station for Ashland University Eagles football.

The station signed on May 18, 1950, as WATG, owned by Ashland Broadcasting Corp. headed by R. S. Burke.[2] It was acquired by Radio Ashland, Inc. on January 15, 1957[3] and became WNCO two years later.

References

  1. ^ "Facility Technical Data for WNCO". Licensing and Management System. Federal Communications Commission.
  2. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 1951, p. 234.
  3. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 1959, p. B-108.