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Subject: List of radio stations in Alabama, List of radio stations owned by Clear Channel, 105.9 FM, WTXT, WZBQ
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City of license Brookwood, Alabama
Broadcast area Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Branding Talk Radio 105.9
Frequency 105.9 MHz
First air date 1978 (as WACT-FM)
Format News/Talk
ERP 25,000 watts
HAAT 82 meters
Class C3
Facility ID 48645
Transmitter coordinates

33°14′17.00″N 87°29′6.00″W / 33.2380556°N 87.4850000°W / 33.2380556; -87.4850000

Callsign meaning W Roll Tide Roll
Former callsigns WACT-FM (1978-1997)
Owner Clear Channel Communications
(Capstar TX Limited Partnership)
Sister stations WACT, WTXT, WZBQ
Webcast Listen Live

WRTR (105.9 FM, "Talk Radio 105.9") is a radio station broadcasting a news/talk radio format.[1] Licensed to Brookwood, Alabama, USA, the station serves the Tuscaloosa area. The station is currently owned by Clear Channel Communications and the broadcast license is held by Capstar TX Limited Partnership.[2]

WRTR was known as "Tuscaloosa's Rock Station" and is home for The Bob and Tom Show in West Alabama. Popular radio host Joe Elvis has hosted afternoon drive since 2002 and The Wild Bill Show airs every weeknight.

On May 4, 2009, WRTR changed their format to news/talk, simulcasting WACT (1420 AM), branded as "Talk Radio 105.9". Overnight, the station broadcasts the syndicated Coast to Coast AM hosted by George Noory.[3]


External links

  • Query the FCC's FM station database for WRTR
  • Radio-Locator information on WRTR
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WRTR
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