WSYD

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WSYD
City of license Mount Airy, North Carolina
Broadcast area Piedmont Triad
Branding 1300 Oldies
Frequency 1300 kHz
First air date 1951
Format Oldies
Power 5,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 64066
Transmitter coordinates 36°30′12.00″N 80°35′35.00″W / 36.5033333°N 80.5930556°W / 36.5033333; -80.5930556
Owner Granite City Broadcasting

WSYD (1300 AM) is a radio station broadcasting an oldies format. Licensed to Mount Airy, North Carolina, USA, the station serves the Piedmont Triad area. The station is currently owned by Granite City Broadcasting and features programing from Salem Communications.[1][2]

History[edit]

WSYD started out playing rock and roll in the mid 1950s. Prior to the most recent change, the station played a mix of contemporary and classic country. The switch to oldies took place on April 6, 2011 after news director Mark Brown asked listeners what music they would like to hear. A poll was conducted, and the listeners voted overwhelmingly for the switch to a "pop oldies" format, dubbed "Granite City Gold."[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WSYD Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "WSYD Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  3. ^ Tilley, Mondee (2011-04-01). "WSYD to change format to oldies". Mount Airy News. Retrieved 2011-04-07. 

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