WSVU

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WSVU
City of license North Palm Beach, Florida
Broadcast area West Palm Beach, Florida
Branding 95.9 The Palm
Frequency 960 kHz
Translator(s) 95.9 W240CI (North Palm Beach)
106.9 W295BJ (Jupiter)
First air date 2003-10-13 (as WGGT)
Format Soft Adult Contemporary
Power 2,400 watts day
1,400 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 129188
Transmitter coordinates 26°49′1.00″N 80°15′7.00″W / 26.8169444°N 80.2519444°W / 26.8169444; -80.2519444
Former callsigns WGGT (2003-2005)
WPBI (2005-2006)
Affiliations CBS Radio
Owner JVC Media, LLC
(JVC Media of South Fla, LLC)
Webcast Listen Live
Website 959thepalm.com

WSVU (960 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a soft adult contemporary format. Licensed to North Palm Beach, Florida, USA, the station serves the West Palm Beach area. The station is currently owned by JVC Media, LLC, through licensee JVC Media of South Fla, LLC, and features programing from CBS Radio and Dial Global.[1]

The station is largely heard in metropolitan West Palm Beach on FM translator W240CI, at 95.9 FM. The station is also heard on Jupiter-based translator W295BJ, at 106.9 FM.

History[edit]

The station went on the air as WGGT on in 2003. On October 28, 2005, the station changed its call sign to WPBI, on October 1, 2006 to the current WSVU,[2]

On May 14, 2014, North Palm Beach Broadcasting, Inc. announced that it had sold WSVU and its translators to JVC Media, pending FCC approval.[3] The sale closed effective September 8, 2014, at a purchase price of $850,000.

On October 6, 2014 WSVU changed their format to soft adult contemporary, branded as "95.9 The Palm".[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "WSVU Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "WSVU Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ JVC Expands Into Palm Beach Area from Radio Insight (May 14, 2014)
  4. ^ WSVU Grows a Palm

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