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City Amsterdam, New York
Broadcast area Capital Region
Frequency 1490 kHz
Translator(s) W295CZ (106.9 MHz, Amsterdam)
First air date 1948
Format Full-service/oldies
Power 1,000 watts unlimited
Class C
Facility ID 23456
Transmitter coordinates 42°57′40.00″N 74°10′35.00″W / 42.9611111°N 74.1763889°W / 42.9611111; -74.1763889
Callsign meaning Community Service Station
Affiliations Good Time Oldies
ABC News Radio
Owner Cranesville Block Company
Webcast Listen Live
Website wcss1490.com

WCSS (1490 AM) is a radio station broadcasting an oldies/classic hits-centered full service format.[1] Licensed to Amsterdam, New York, United States, the station serves the Capital Region, with studios in the Riverfront Center mall in that city's downtown.

The station is currently owned by Cranesville Block Co., Inc. and features programming from Westwood One's Good Time Oldies network.[2] In addition to an affiliation with Good Time Oldies, the station is part of the New York Mets radio network, airing all home and playoff games and carries local news and sports along with a swap-shop program.


  1. ^ "WCSS Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 

External links

  • WCSS Facebook
  • Query the FCC's AM station database for WCSS
  • Radio-Locator Information on WCSS
  • Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WCSS

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