AM 920 and 101.7 FM WPTL is owned and operated by Skycountry Broadcasting Inc. We are a locally owned station, part of this community and not part of any outside chain or businesses. WPTL went on the air in 1963. Bill Reck has owned the station since 1978.  WPTL is licensed to the town of Canton in Haywood County in Western North Carolina  and serves the area with 500 Watts daytime and a post-sunset-authority for reduced power broadcasting at night. Our FM transmitter sits atop Chambers Mountain and covers Haywood County 24/7. You can listen to WPTL’s live stream anytime over the internet or with your mobile device. Over the years WPTL has received many awards for public service and commercial broadcasting success.


WPTL Owner Bill Reck