WAOA-AM 1560  
Melbourne  

Original Call Letters: WTAI

Originally Licensed: Mar 1968

Original City of License: Melbourne

Original Frequency: 1560

Origin of Call Letters: 

Original Power: 5,000 watts daytime

Original Location: 1775 W. Hibiscus Blvd.

Original Format: Urban Adult Contemporary


Network Affiliation(s):

Keystone
ABC Entertainment
CNN
NBC
ABC Talk Radio
CBS Sports Radio

Owner(s):

1968-Cape Canaveral Broadcasters
1984-Silicon East Communications Partnership ($846,000 with WAOA-FM 107.1)
1996-Gem Broadcasting ($5.4 Million with WAOA-FM 107.1 and Melbourne tower complex)
2001-Cumulus Media

History Of Call Letters and Formats:

WTAI-1968-Modern Country
WTAI-1978-Country Western
WTAI-1984-Country/Progressive
WTAI-1994-News/Talk
WTMS-1997-News/Talk
WAOA-2000-Urban Adult Contemporary
WAOA-2001-News/Talk
WINT-2002-Adult Standards "Music of Your Life" 
WINT-2007-Oldies   "Scott Shannon's True Oldies"
WINT-2008-Sports   "ESPN Radio"
WINT-2011-Licensed/ Silent  (Feb 16, 2011)
WINT-2012-Sports   "ESPN Radio"  (Returned to the air Jan 26, 2012)
WLZR-2012-Licensed/ Silent  (May 18, 2012)
WLZR-2013-Sports   "Sportsradio 1560 The Fan"  (Returned to the air Dec 11, 2012)

Names In WAOA History
Chet Pike-2001-Vice President/General Manager-Cumulus Media    In Memory


Michael W. Lowe
-2001-Operations Manager-Cumulus Media    Biography
Dan Hudson-2001-General Sales Manager-Cumulus Media
John Roberts-2001-Chief Engineer-Cumulus Media


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