Family Radio takes over WPEN 950 AM in Philadelphia

October 17, 2012 at 3:17 pm Leave a comment

Family Stations, Inc. today [21.9.2012] announced that it has reached an agreement to purchase Greater Media Philadelphia’s station WPEN-AM, licensed to Philadelphia, PA. WPEN-AM is a Class B station that transmits on 950 kHz with daytime power of 43,000 watts and nighttime power of 21,000 watts. Greater Media will retain the WPEN call letters for its FM Sports station, 97.5 The Fanatic. The transaction is subject to customary conditions, including regulatory and other approvals, and WPEN-AM will continue to air its current line-up of sports programming while the closing is pending.

(Family Stations press release via various sources)

(This means that ESPN turns to religious talk on this frequency, with new call letters / finndxer)


Entry filed under: Medium Wave, North America.

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