WTTH
Broadcast areaAtlantic City, New Jersey
Frequency96.1 MHz
Branding96.1 WTTH
Programming
FormatUrban adult contemporary
AffiliationsPremiere Networks
Ownership
Owner
WAYV, WZBZ, WZXL
History
First air date
1989; 35 years ago (1989)
Former call signs
  • WFOU (1989-1990)
  • WMXL (1990-1991)
Call sign meaning
We're The Touch
Technical information[1]
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID40030
ClassA
ERP3,580 watts
HAAT79.5 meters
Transmitter coordinates
39°21′2″N 74°26′55″W / 39.35056°N 74.44861°W / 39.35056; -74.44861
Links
Public license information
WebcastListen Live
Website961wtth.iheart.com

WTTH (96.1 FM) is an urban adult contemporary music formatted radio station licensed to Margate City, New Jersey. It serves the general Atlantic City, New Jersey, metro area. Its studios are located at the Bayport One complex in West Atlantic City, and its transmitter is located in the Casino district in Atlantic City.

History

WTTH first signed on as WFOU in 1989. It first changed its callsign to WMXL in 1990 before becoming WTTH, branded as "The Touch," in 1991. As The Touch, WTTH plays an Urban AC format.

The Touch once operated a simulcast on 105.5 WBNJ in Cape May County from 1994 until 1999. The simulcast then moved to 93.1/WDTH until 2009, when WDTH became Easy 93.1.

In 2004 and 2005, WTTH and its then-simulcast WDTH were two of the earliest stations in the country to flip to an all-Christmas format.

On August 7, 2023, Equity Communications announced that it would sell WTTH, along with its three other FM stations in the Atlantic City-Cape May market, to iHeartMedia.[2] The acquisition was completed on December 5.[3]

Programming

WTTH is the Atlantic City home of the nationally syndicated "Steve Harvey Morning Show." Up until August 9, 2019, the station was home to the "Tom Joyner Morning Show." Music the rest of the day is automated Urban AC music. On weeknights, the station simulcasts "The Sweat Hotel" with Keith Sweat.

Prior to December 2023, WTTH would air classic hip hop songs, in what it called "Throwback Weekend." Additionally, the station previously simulcasted the popular "Bob Pantano Saturday Night Dance Party" from Philadelphia's WOGL on Saturdays.

History of callsign

The callsign WTTH was previously assigned to an AM station in Port Huron, Michigan, that began broadcasting December 6, 1947. A sister station, WTTH-FM began broadcasting that same day.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Facility Technical Data for WTTH". Licensing and Management System. Federal Communications Commission.
  2. ^ "Equity Communications Sells Off Four More Atlantic City, NJ Stations". insideradio.com. August 9, 2023. Retrieved December 6, 2023.
  3. ^ "iHeartMedia Completes Atlantic City Acquisition". radioinsight.com. December 5, 2023. Retrieved December 6, 2023.
  4. ^ "Staff of WTTH WTTH-FM At Port Huron Announced" (PDF). Broadcasting. December 22, 1947. Retrieved October 28, 2014.

39°21′02″N 74°26′55″W / 39.35056°N 74.44861°W / 39.35056; -74.44861