About WSPA 7The station, WSPA, first signed on the air on April 29, 1956 and was founded by broadcasting pioneer Walter J. Brown and his company, Spartan Radiocasting, alongside WSPA radio (950 AM, now WOLI at 910 AM; and 98.9 FM). WSPA has been affiliated with CBS since its inception.
Over the years, Spartan Radiocasting acquired a number of other radio and television stations, eventually being renamed Spartan Communications in 1995. In July of that same year, WSPA began broadcasting a 24-hour schedule, having previously signed off during the overnight hours on Fridays and Saturdays.