WSIU (FM)

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WSIU
WSIU (FM) logo.png
City of license Carbondale, Illinois
Broadcast area Southern Illinois
Branding Powered by You
Frequency 91.9 MHz
First air date September 15, 1958
Format News Talk Information, Classical Music
ERP 50,000 watts
HAAT 91.0 meters (298.6 ft)
Class B
Facility ID 61309
Transmitter coordinates 37°42′29.00″N 89°14′5.00″W / 37.7080556°N 89.2347222°W / 37.7080556; -89.2347222Coordinates: 37°42′29.00″N 89°14′5.00″W / 37.7080556°N 89.2347222°W / 37.7080556; -89.2347222
Former callsigns WSRV (1958-1960)
Affiliations American Public Media, National Public Radio, Public Radio International
Owner Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
(Board of Trustees, Southern Illinois University)
Webcast Listen Live
Website wsiu.org

WSIU (91.9 FM, "Powered by You") is a radio station broadcasting a news/talk/information and classical music format.[1] Licensed to Carbondale, Illinois, the station serves Southern Illinois. The station is currently owned by Southern Illinois University Carbondale and features programing from American Public Media, National Public Radio, and Public Radio International.[2]

WSIU's programming is also heard on WUSI 90.3 FM in Olney, Illinois and WVSI 88.9 FM in Mount Vernon, Illinois

WSIU first took to the air on September 15, 1958 as WSRV (Southern's Radio Voice). It became WSIU in 1960.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Winter 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-15. 
  2. ^ "WSIU Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2010-02-15. 

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