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WWCS
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City of license Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
Broadcast area Pittsburgh metropolitan area
Branding AM 540 Radio Disney
Frequency 540 kHz
Format Children's
Power 5,000 watts (day), 500 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 5349
Transmitter coordinates 40°17′22″N 80°11′7″W / 40.28944°N 80.18528°W / 40.28944; -80.18528Coordinates: 40°17′22″N 80°11′7″W / 40.28944°N 80.18528°W / 40.28944; -80.18528
Affiliations Radio Disney
Owner Birach Broadcasting
(managed by Disney/ABC Radio)
Webcast Listen Live
Website Official website

WWCS is a Radio Disney station serving the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania market. The station is owned by Birach Broadcasting Corporation, but is controlled by Radio Disney owner ABC, through an LMA. WWCS broadcasts on 540 kHz with a power of 5,000 watts daytime (500 watts at night) and is licensed to Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

History

Prior to Radio Disney, the station's previous formats included classical music, ethnic programming, oldies, and religious programming.

The station's previous and long-held call letters were WARO; it had originally debuted as WCNG. 540 was also known as "Radio One" during its days as WARO.

WWCS transmitter site, just off I-79 behind Southpointe Industrial Park.

Following ABC's LMA of WWCS from owner Birach Broadcasting, operations for the station moved from its transmitter building in Canonsburg to 400 Ardmore Boulevard in Wilkinsburg, the home of WEAE (ESPN Radio 1250) and WTAE-TV.

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