WPUL-AM  1130
Bartow

Original Call Letters: WPUL 

Originally Licensed: Sep 1969  

Original City of License: Bartow 

Original Frequency: 1130 

Origin of Call Letters: Slogan: "We Please U Longer"

Original Power: 1,000 watts, sunrise to sunset

Original Location: 

Original Format: MOR


Network Affiliation(s):


Mutual Broadcasting System
United Press International


Owner(s):


1969-Trans Florida Radio, Inc.

1978-Mid-Florida Broadcasting Company
1980-Thornburg Communications


History Of  Call Letters and Formats:


WPUL-1969-MOR  "We Please You Longer"  "WPUL-The Station with Pull"  
WPUL-1972-Country Western
WWBF-1984-Oldies


WPUL History
The station was located on Hwy 17 north of downtown Bartow. 

Names in WPUL History
Lloyd .A. Scott-1969-President-Trans Florida Radio, Inc.
Lloyd Scott, Jr.-1969-General Manager-Trans Florida Radio, Inc.
Joseph Trivette-1969-Commercial Manager-Trans Florida Radio, Inc.
Margaret C. Scott-1969-Program Director-Trans Florida Radio, Inc.
Gene Mullins-1969-News Director-Trans Florida Radio, Inc.
A. N. Campbell-1969-Chief Engineer-Trans Florida Radio, Inc.
Robert D. Morris-1972-Presient-Mid-Florida Broadcasting Company
LeRoy Bradley-1972-General Manager/Commercial Manager/Promotions Manager/News Director-Mid-Florida Broadcasting Company
Don Goolsby-1972-Program Director-Mid-Florida Broadcasting Company
George E. Turner IV-1972-Chief Engineer-Mid-Florida Broadcasting Company
David Hill-1976-President-Trans Florida Radio, Inc.
Larry Love-1976-News Director/Host of "The Trading Post"-Trans Florida Radio, Inc.
Buck Williams-1976-Chief Engineer-Trans Florida Radio, Inc.
Tommy Walker-1977-Program Director/Music Director/Mornings-Trans Florida Radio, Inc.
John Locke-1978-President-Trans Florida Radio, Inc.
Eugene McMahon-1978-President-Mid-Florida Broadcasting Company
LeRoy Bradley-1978-General Manager-Florida Broadcasting Company


Bill Andrews-1978-1980-Program Director/Host of "The Trading Post"-Mid-Florida Broadcasting Company   Biography
Dave Hill-1978-Mid-Florida Broadcasting Company
Richard Todd-1979-Sales-Mid-Florida Broadcasting Company 
Choppy Hodes-1979-Sales-Mid-Florida Broadcasting Company



Larry Steele-2000-2014-Station Manager/Sports Director-Thornburg Communications
Terry Kinney
Jerry Abdo
Charles Cherry
Lloyd A Scott, Jr.-General Manager
Leroy Bradley-General Manager
Sandy Sanders-General Manager
Reba Zoellner-General Manager
Haywood Henson-General Manager
Margaret Scott-Program Director
Joe Trivette-Sales Manager
A.N. Campbell-Chief Engineer
Mike McCord
Roy Beymer-Chief Engineer 
Dee Van Pelt-Sales
Kit Kitchens
B.J. Shores-Mid-days
Ben Silver
Doc Holiday
Joe Penny
Jerry Hughes-Weekends
Jackie Weeks-Receptionist 

What's New 

Biographies  In Memory  Sounds 
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Misc. Chronology   What's News?

BARTOW - WPUL Country Radio in Bartow has expanded its staff and will feature local and countywide new s. General Manager Reba Zoellner announced.  Todd is a 12 year radio veteran and former part-owner and manager of WBAR in Bartow. Hodes' background include newspaper, magazine and - - advertising agency work. ' Larry Love has been named!, WPUL's news director and bringf more than 20 years experience n the country station, Zoellner iaia Love was formerly news director at WBAR.