WSWI

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WSWI
City of license Evansville, Indiana
Broadcast area Evansville
Branding The Edge Radio
Frequency 820AM kHz, 90.7FM HD2
Format Alternative
ERP 250 watts day
Class D
Facility ID 68924
Transmitter coordinates 37°57′53.00″N 87°40′6.00″W / 37.9647222°N 87.6683333°W / 37.9647222; -87.6683333
Affiliations AP Radio
Owner University of Southern Indiana Board of Trustees
Website www.theedgeradio.org

WSWI (820 AM and 90.7 FM HD2) is a radio station broadcasting an Alternative format. Licensed to Evansville, Indiana, USA, the station serves the Evansville area. The station is currently owned by University of Southern Indiana Board of Trustees and features programing from AP Radio.[1]


History[edit]

WSWI started life as WIKY in 1948. It was sold to the University of Southern Indiana when WIKY became an FM station[citation needed].

WSWI on FM[edit]

In 2010, WSWI and WPSR, a local, non-profit station like that of WSWI, teamed up to provide The Edge Radio with an FM signal on HD2. Because of the team up, WSWI can now be heard on AM 820 and 90.7 FM HD2. However, in order to listen to The Edge Radio on HD2, a person must first buy an HD radio, which sell for a wide range of prices.

Broadcasts[edit]

The Edge Radio currently produces a morning show titles "The Way Too Early in the Morning Show" from 7-9AM central time with host Rizzo. Previous hosts Andrew Bolin and Nino Orsby were both awarded "Best Radio Personalities" for 2008 and 2009 by the Indiana Association of School Broadcasters.

Each weekday morning The Edge presents local, state, national, and international news at 8:00 and 9:00 AM.

WSWI Sports[edit]

The Edge Radio produces a morning sportscast every weekday at 8:30AM Central Time during the morning show. Sports director Jevin Redman performs with various other sports reporters throughout the week.

The Edge Radio works with WPSR in Evansville, Indiana to produce high school football broadcasts for all SIAC schools including:

SIAC
Evansville Bosse
Evansville North
Evansville Memorial
Evansville Reitz
Evansville Mater Dei
Evansville Harrison
Evansville Central
John H.
Castle

The Edge Radio also produces sports commentary for both the men's and women's basketball teams and baseball during the school year with WPSR.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WSWI Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 

External links[edit]

http://theedgeradio.org/