WHUC

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WHUC
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City of license Hudson, New York
Broadcast area Upper Hudson Valley
Branding 1230 WHUC
Slogan America's Best Music
Frequency 1230 kHz
First air date 1947 (1947)[1]
Format Adult Standards/MOR
Power 1,000 watts
Class C
Facility ID 63531
Transmitter coordinates 42°15′13″N 73°45′45″W / 42.25361°N 73.76250°W / 42.25361; -73.76250
Callsign meaning HUdson–Catskill
Former callsigns WAIP (March–April 2012)[2]
Affiliations NBC News Radio
America's Best Music (Dial Global)
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(CC Licenses LLC)
Sister stations WCTW, WZCR
Website 1230whuc.com

WHUC (1230 AM) is a radio station broadcasting an Adult Standards/MOR format. Located near Hudson, New York, USA, the station serves the upper Hudson Valley. The station is owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. (as CC Licenses LLC)[3] and features programming from the America's Best Music network from Dial Global, as well as NBC News Radio. As of January 2013, the station ended its Adult Standards programming and began simulcasting Country station WRWD-FM which originates in Poughkeepsie, NY. The 1230 signal, as of August 2013, began being carried on translator W296AT at 106.9 FM.

History[edit]

WHUC began broadcasting October 21, 1947, with 250 W power. It was owned by Colgren Broadcasting Company.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 1999 (PDF). 1999. p. D-302. Retrieved April 2, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved April 2, 2012. 
  3. ^ "WHUC Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  4. ^ "3 Stations Represented By M & S Take the Air". Broadcasting. October 27, 1947. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 

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