WHUG

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WHUG
WHUG logo.png
City of license Jamestown, New York
Broadcast area Jamestown NY area
Branding My Country 101.9
Frequency 101.9 MHz
Format Country music
ERP 6,000 watts
HAAT 100.0 meters
Class A
Facility ID 65591
Transmitter coordinates 42°7′53.00″N 79°13′13.00″W / 42.1313889°N 79.2202778°W / 42.1313889; -79.2202778
Former callsigns WMHU (2001-2004)
(was WHUG prior to 2001)
Affiliations Jones Radio Network
Owner Media One Group II, LLC
Website whug.com

WHUG (101.9 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a country music format. Licensed to Jamestown, New York, USA, the station is currently[when?] owned by Media One Group, LLC.[citation needed]

Local disc jockeys heard on this station include Dan Warren (The My Country Morning Show; 6-10 am Monday - Friday) Matt Warren (Middays with Matt Warren;- 12-3 pm Monday - Friday) and Chris Sprague (3-7 pm Monday - Friday).[citation needed]

Syndicated/national programming on WHUG includes The Lia Show, ZMax Racing Country, Rise Up Country, NASCAR USA and Country Countdown USA. WHUG is also Jamestown's home for NASCAR Sprint Cup racing.[citation needed]

History[edit]

The station went on the air in 1965 at the 101.7 frequency as WXYJ-FM.[citation needed] It later changed to WHUG, "Huggin' Country", and ultimately moved to 101.9 MHz; this was part of an agreement between WHUG and WXOX in Attica so that both could increase their power.[citation needed] It has long been Jamestown's country music outlet.[citation needed] The station changed call signs to WMHU, "102 Moo", in January 2001.[citation needed] The station changed its call sign back to the current WHUG in 2004.[citation needed]

From 1994 until his death in 2012,[1] Bruce Baker, another local personality, hosted his long-running three-hour classic country program on the station onSaturday mornings.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shelters, Scott (May 9, 2012). Remembering Bruce. The Post-Journal. Retrieved May 9, 2012.

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