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Broadcast areaSomerset, Kentucky
Frequency1480 kHz
BrandingAmerica's Best Music
WTLO 1480 AM 97.7 FM
FormatAdult standards
AffiliationsAmerica's Best Music
CBS News Radio[1]
Cincinnati Bengals[2]
Cincinnati Reds[3]
Technical information
Licensing authority
Facility ID14726
Power1,000 watts day
27 watts night
Transmitter coordinates
37°4′50″N 84°39′39″W / 37.08056°N 84.66083°W / 37.08056; -84.66083
Translator(s)97.7 W249DF (Somerset)
Public license information
WebcastListen Live

WTLO (1480 AM) is a commercial adult standards radio station licensed to Somerset, Kentucky, United States. The station is owned by Forcht Broadcasting, a division of the Forcht Group of Kentucky, as part of a duopoly with Science Hill-licensed adult contemporary station WYKY (106.1 FM). In addition to its primary AM signal, WTLO operates a FM translator: W249DF (97.7 FM). WTLO and its translator maintain transmitter facilities, as well as a joint studios with WYKY, along WTLO Road west of Somerset.


WTLO was licensed for operations on December 18, 1958.[4] Prior to 2007, the station was owned by three individuals. In that year, the station was sold to its current owner Forcht Group of Kentucky.[5]


WTLO principally broadcasts an adult standards format with most programming comes from the America's Best Music satellite network. Local programming consists of tradio program Dial-a-Deal, which airs Monday–Saturday 7:30–9 a.m., as well as syndicated old-time radio program When Radio Was during the evening hours Sunday–Friday. WTLO features national news updates from CBS News Radio.[1] The station additionally airs sports programming from the Cincinnati Bengals and Cincinnati Reds.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b "On Air programming schedule WTLO 1480 AM and 97.7 FM". Forcht Broadcasting. Retrieved 18 July 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Bengals Radio". Cincinnati Bengals. National Football League. Retrieved 18 July 2022.
  3. ^ a b "Radio Affiliates". Cincinnati Reds. Major League Baseball. Retrieved 18 July 2022.
  4. ^ "Applications and Related Materials". Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved 18 July 2022.
  5. ^ "Asset Purchase Agreement". Federal Communications Commission. 20 November 2007. Retrieved 18 July 2022.

Coordinates: 37°04′50″N 84°39′39″W / 37.08056°N 84.66083°W / 37.08056; -84.66083