AM Technical Profile: WSUN/WSAA (history of 620 AM)
According to the FCC
it's located between Tampa and St. Petersburg, in the water or on
1 tower days: Omnidirectional
/ 2 tower days: general null to the north, northwest and west.
Reception good during
WSUN has a phenomenal
daytime signal which penetrates the coastal areas around Mobile and Pensacola.
In its early days, WSUN was a MoR station, owned by the city of St. Petersburg.
(!) From the 60's to the 80's, it was a highly rated country outlet known
as "Sun Country", until overtaken by FM. Under new ownership (Cox Broadcasting)
in the early 90's, it went to the present news/talk format; sold again
to Paxon, it went nostalgia briefly. LMA'd to a local cable company to
simulcast their local all-news channel and changed calls to WSAA. Now has
switched dial posititions with WDAE, which was at 1250. WDAE history will