WSAU-FM

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WSAU-FM
WSAU Logo 2015.jpg
City of license Rudolph, Wisconsin
Broadcast area Stevens Point-Wisconsin Rapids
Branding 550 & 99.9 WSAU
Frequency 99.9 MHz
Format News/Talk
Audience share 3.2 (Sp'06, R&R[1])
ERP 13,000 watts
HAAT 138 meters
Class C3
Facility ID 73119
Transmitter coordinates 44°20′19.00″N 89°38′55.00″W / 44.3386111°N 89.6486111°W / 44.3386111; -89.6486111
Callsign meaning WSAU = Wausau
(location of WSAU)
Owner Midwest Communications
(Wrig, Inc.)
Sister stations WDEZ, WIFC, WOZZ, WRIG, WSAU
Website wsau.com

WSAU-FM (99.9 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a News/Talk format, simulcasting WSAU in Wausau. Licensed to Rudolph, Wisconsin, USA, the station serves the Stevens Point-Wisconsin Rapids area. The station is currently owned by Midwest Communications.[2] WSAU derives a large amount of its programming from nationally syndicated Conservative talk radio shows, and also broadcasts sports, such as from the Packers Radio Network.

History[edit]

WSAU-FM was previously known as WIZD and had a history of simulcasting WOFM in Wausau under various oldies, classic hits and adult contemporary formats since the 1990s. In September 2009, WIZD changed its call sign to WSAU-FM and began simulcasting WSAU in Wausau.

History of call letters[edit]

The call letters WSAU-FM were previously assigned to a Wausau station (now WIFC) that began broadcasting August 29, 1948. It broadcast on 95.5 MHz and was licensed to The Milwaukee Journal.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wausau-Stevens Point Market Ratings". Radio & Records. 
  2. ^ "WIZD Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ "WSAU-FM Wausau Starts Service on Channel 238" (PDF). Broadcasting. September 13, 1948. Retrieved 7 January 2015. 

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