|City||Virginia Beach, Virginia|
|Broadcast area||Hampton Roads|
|Branding||94.9 The Point|
|Slogan||The Sound of Now|
(also on HD Radio)
94.9-HD2 Mainstream Rock K94
|First air date||1984|
Hot Adult Contemporary|
|Transmitter coordinates||36°48′37.0″N 76°16′59.0″W / 36.810278°N 76.283056°W|
|Callsign meaning||W PoinT E|
Entercom Communications |
(Entercom License, LLC)
|Sister stations||WNVZ, WVKL, WWDE|
WPTE is a Hot Adult Contemporary formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Virginia Beach, Virginia, serving Hampton Roads. WPTE is owned and operated by Entercom Communications. WPTE's studios are located on Clearfield Avenue in Virginia Beach, while its transmitter is located in Chesapeake.
The station signed on May 5, 1984 as easy listening-formatted WNRN, "Winner 95". On March 3, 1987, WNRN changed its call letters to WJQI to stand for the new "Joy 95" branding, and would shift to Soft AC. By 1994, the station evolved to Hot AC and adopted the "Q94.9" branding before flipping to "94.9 The Point" in March 1996, with the call letters changing to the current WPTE on May 6, 1996.
- "WPTE Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
- 94.9 The Point Online
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WPTE
- Radio-Locator information on WPTE
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WPTE