WQXW

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WQXW
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City of license Ossining, New York
Broadcast area Northern/Central Westchester, New York
Branding Classical 105.9 FM WQXR- 90.3 FM WQXW
Slogan New York's Classical Music Station
Frequency 90.3 MHz
Format Classical
ERP 53 watts
HAAT 145 meters
Class A
Facility ID 71711
Transmitter coordinates 41°09′07″N 73°47′10″W / 41.15194°N 73.78611°W / 41.15194; -73.78611
Callsign meaning WQXR Westchester
Former callsigns WDFH (1992-2013)
Owner New York Public Radio
Sister stations WNYC, WQXR-FM, New Jersey Public Radio
Website www.wqxr.org

WQXW (90.3 FM) is an all-classical music radio station licensed to Ossining, New York. It simulcasts WQXR 105.9 FM, The only classical music station in New York City.

WQXW now covers much of northern and central Westchester County, reaching areas of The New York Metro Area where WQXR-FM cannot reach. WQXW's antenna tower is located in Pleasantville, New York.

History[edit]

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The radio station originated in 1982 as WDFH, a community radio station that broadcast a freeform format of progressive and alternative rock, jazz, blues, and folk. WDFH had a several-decades long history, starting out as a cable-based station in the 1980s and finally moving to the FM band in 1992.

One of WDFH's notable programs in its final years was OutCasting, a program for LGBTQ youth.

On July 29, 2013, WDFH ceased broadcasting, and the broadcast license was subsequently purchased by New York Public Radio, changing call letters to WQXW and becoming a rebroadcaster of WQXR.

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