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WFHT

WFHT

WFHT (1390 AM) is a radio station broadcasting an adult standards format. Licensed to Avon Park, Florida, USA, the station serves the Sebring area. The station is currently owned by Odyssey Broadcasting Company.

History & current status

The station that is now WFHT began broadcasting October 1 1970. In 1992, the owner was Andrew Banas who bought the station for $100,000 in September 1990. The format is now standards, and 1390 AM will broadcast all the Tampa Bay Rays and Tampa Bay Lightning games starting in 2008.

Music format

The music on WFHT is mostly Adult Standards (such as Frank Sinatra, Lou Rawls, Dean Martin, Tony Bennett, Ray Charles, and Ella Fitzgerald, Michael Buble, Harry Connick, Jr., Bette Midler, Rod Stewart, Diana Krall, and Jamie Cullum). Some smooth jazz artists like Kenny G, Michael Franks, Chris Botti, and Dave Koz are also thrown into the mix. Blues and contemporary jazz are occasionally played as well.

Other programming

Starting with the 2008 season, WFHT is the local affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays and the Tampa Bay Lighting. Local gospel programming is available on Saturday mornings and on Sunday mornings, as well.

References

  • 1992 Broadcasting Yearbook, page A-66 (listed as WAPR)

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