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WHTK
WHTK logo.png
City of license Rochester, New York
Broadcast area Rochester area
Slogan Sportsradio 1280
Frequency 1280 kHz (also on HD Radio)
Format Sports radio
Audience share 1.6, #14 (Fa'07, R&R[1])
ERP 5,000 watts
Class B
Facility ID 37549
Transmitter coordinates 43°5′54.00″N 77°35′1.00″W / 43.09833°N 77.58361°W / 43.09833; -77.58361
Callsign meaning Hot TalK, the station's former branding
Former callsigns WPXY, WROC-AM
Affiliations ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Westwood One
Owner Clear Channel Communications
(Citicasters Licenses, L.P.)
Webcast whtk.com
Website whtk.com

WHTK (1280 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Sports radio format. Licensed to Rochester, New York, USA, the station serves the Rochester area. The station is currently owned by Clear Channel Communications and features programing from ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio and Westwood One as well as New York Yankees, Rochester Americans and Rochester Red Wings games among other local and national sports.[2]

History

logo through 2008

In 2008, the station re-branded itself as "Sportsradio 1280". Prior to the change, WHTK had been known as "Hot Talk 1280".

Prior to that, the station was known as WROC-AM for many years.

On September 9, 2009, at midnight WROO changed their call letters to WHTK-FM and changed their format from country music, as "Country 107.3" to sports, simulcasting WHTK 1280 AM as "Sportsradio 1280 & 107.3". [3]


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