WCWA AM 1230 Toledo, OH

Slogan/Positioner: Fox Sports Radio 1230 WCWA

Format: Sports

Contact this station through their web site, linked below:WCWA AM 1230

Web site: www.wcwa.com

Technical Information:

HD Radio Status:

Class: C
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 1,000 watts / 1, omnidirectional
Unlimited operations

Social Media:

External Links:

Call Sign History:

  • WCWA: 1965
  • WTOL: 1938

Call Sign Origin:

  • "Seaway", nod to Toledo's link between the upper Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean

On Air Date: April 10, 1938

Owner: iHeartMedia

Office Telephone: (419) 244-8321


Notes/History:

  • 5/3/2004: Format change from Talk to Sports as 'Fox Sports 1230'
  • 11/1/2002: Format change from Adult Standards to Talk
  • 1980s: Format is 'Cowboy Radio', a hybrid of Country/Rock/Top 40. Eventually the format changes to Adult Standards.
  • 1970s: Multiple format changes/adjustments. Tongue-in-cheek reference to the station was 'Which Way Radio'.
  • 1965: Call sign changes to WCWA, "Seaway 1230" as ownership of then co-owned Channel 11 (WTOL-TV) changes.
  • 1964: Full Service format returns.
  • 1962: 24-hour operations begin, format is all music.
  • 1939: Nighttime service is licensed.
  • 4/10/1938: WTOL begins operations and is Toledo's second radio station. Owned by Frazier Reams, format is Full Service.

Center of antenna array/transmitter location:

Lucas County, OH


Old logo gallery:

WCWA AM 1230


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