WATB is an Atlanta area AM broadcasting station licensed to Decatur, Georgia. It is owned by Way Broadcasting Licensee, LLC. It broadcasts a diverse mixture of brokered multi-ethnic programming.
WATB broadcasts at a frequency of 1420 kHz with 1,000 watts of power during the daytime, and 51 watts at night with both situations using a directional signal pattern. The radio station is considered a Class D AM broadcast station by the Federal Communications Commission. The radio station's broadcast antenna and transmitter is located in Decatur, Georgia at 33° 47' 13.00" N Latitude, and 84 ° 14' 53.00" W Longitude. WATB has been issued a construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission to change its operating frequency to 1430 kHz and increase its daytime power to 50,000 watts and its nighttime power to 174 watts with both situations using a directional antenna pattern. This change is pending the move of WGFS (AM) located in Covington, Georgia from 1430 kHz to 1220 kHz.
By kkeps @ 2011-02-02 17:22:16