WRSY

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WRSY
City of license Marlboro, Vermont
Broadcast area Brattleboro, Vermont
Branding The River
Slogan "Different Is Good"
Frequency 101.5 MHz
First air date August 1996
Format Album Adult Alternative
ERP 120 watts
HAAT 227 meters (745 feet)
Class A
Facility ID 17797
Transmitter coordinates 42°50′46″N 72°41′16″W / 42.84611°N 72.68778°W / 42.84611; -72.68778
Callsign meaning similar to WRSI
Former callsigns WAIG, WSSH[1]
Owner Saga Communications
(Saga Communications of New England, LLC)
Sister stations WKVT, WKVT-FM, WRSI
Webcast Listen Live
Website http://www.wrsi.com/

WRSY (101.5 FM, "The River") is a radio station licensed to serve Marlboro, Vermont. The station is owned by Saga Communications. It airs an Adult Album Alternative music format, via a simulcast of WRSI.[2]

History[edit]

The station signed on in August 1996 as WSSH, airing a soft adult contemporary format simulcast with WZSH (now WZLF).[3] Vox purchased the stations from Dynacom in 1999,[4] and switched WSSH to the WRSI simulcast on February 1, 2001,[5] with the WRSY callsign following on April 12.[1] Saga acquired WRSI and WRSY in 2003.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "Winter 2010 Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  3. ^ Fybush, Scott (August 19, 1996). "Cape Stations Sabotaged". North East RadioWatch. Retrieved March 8, 2010. 
  4. ^ Fybush, Scott (August 6, 1999). "Sales Galore!". North East RadioWatch. Retrieved March 8, 2010. 
  5. ^ Fybush, Scott (February 5, 2001). "River Flows to New Home". North East RadioWatch. Retrieved March 8, 2010. 
  6. ^ Fybush, Scott (December 29, 2003). "Saga Adds in Pioneer Valley". NorthEast Radio Watch. Retrieved March 8, 2010. 

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