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City of license Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania
Broadcast area Pittsburgh metropolitan area
Branding WPYT 660
Frequency 660 kHz
Format Talk
Power 1,400 watts (day)
Class D
Callsign meaning PiTtsburgh
Owner Langer Broadcasting

WPYT is a sports and talk radio station serving the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania market. The station, which is owned by Langer Broadcasting, broadcasts on 660 kHz on the AM dial with a power of 1400 watts, daytime only, and is licensed to Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania.

Current Format:

WPYT currently broadcasts nationally syndicated programing as well as Robert Morris University basketball broadcasts.

The station broadcasts national outdoors shows such as Outdoors with Alex Langer and Field and Stream.

Until recently, WPYT broadcasted locally produced programming by RT Radio Inc.

History: Beginnings at AM 1470 in Cambria County

The station was originally on 1470 kHz, and licensed to Portage, Pennsylvania, halfway between Johnstown and Altoona.

This station began as WRML, and had operated as a daytime-only station for much of its history since signing on back in the early 1960s. Through the years and format and callsign changes, (usually between country and oldies) it finally received nighttime power authorization in the early 90's, allowing it to operate at night with a limited power of 88 watts. Though successful financially in its earlier years, the station and its FM sister, then known as WZGO, experienced a sharp decline in the mid 80's, as did the local economy, in part due to the collapse of the region's rich steel-producing and coal-mining industries.

Under FCC rules which permit a station owner to move a daytime-only station and change its frequency, the station was relocated to the Pittsburgh area with a new frequency and city of around 2004.

On 660, the station first signed on with the call letters WCIX. On 1470, it had previously been known as WRML, WWML, WHYM, WZGO, and WFJY (its final calls before the move).

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