Motorists traveling through Sterling Heights and residents listening at home now can use their car and home radios for official Sterling Heights news, activity and emergency information.
The City of Sterling Heights launched Sterling Heights Informational Radio, WPTC 520, in October of 2001. The station's signal at 1700 Kilohertz "AM" is audible only within the boundary of Michigan's 4th largest city.
The radio station provides people in the community information to make their lives easier. Recorded announcements of road closures, severe weather, and City of Sterling Heights news and events fill airtime 24 hours-a-day.
Residents can tune to 1700 on the AM dial and receive emergency weather announcements from the National Weather Service and get details on local news and events.