WSKG-FM

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WSKG-FM
City of license Binghamton, New York
Broadcast area Southern Tier, Northern Tier
Frequency 89.3 MHz
First air date October 1975
Format Public radio
Audience share 10.4 (FALL 2007, RRC[1])
ERP 11,500 watts
HAAT 317 meters
Class B
Callsign meaning (see WSKG-TV)
Affiliations NPR
Owner WSKG Public Telecommunications Council
Sister stations WSQX, WSKG-TV
Website http://www.wskg.org

WSKG-FM, 89.3 MHz FM, is an NPR member station in Binghamton, New York. It has an effective radiated power of 11.5 kW. Due to hilly terrain, the signal is repeated on several other frequencies located throughout South Central New York State.

WSKG-FM began broadcast in October, 1975. Its operator WSKG Public Telecommunications Council is a cooperative non-profit of the State University of New York Board of Regents and New York State Department of Education.[2]

The station's format is principally classical music, NPR talk radio programs, and NPR news. However, jazz is played Friday evenings after All Things Considered and various folk music is played on Saturday evenings after A Prairie Home Companion.

WSKG-FM has six repeater stations to rebroadcast its programming:

In addition, the station operates an FM translator in Watkins Glen, New York, W215AB at 90.9 FM, with an ERP of 8 watts.

WSKG-TV and WSQX-FM are other broadcast stations operated by the WSKG Public Telecommunications Council.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ithaca Market Ratings". Radio Research Consortium (Arbitron). Fall 2007. 
  2. ^ http://www.wskg.org/about

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Coordinates: 42°03′40″N 75°56′46″W / 42.061°N 75.946°W / 42.061; -75.946