|City of license||Uhrichsville, Ohio|
|Broadcast area||Tuscarawas County, Ohio|
|Slogan||Today's Hottest Country|
|First air date||May 1, 1990|
|Owner||WTUZ Radio, Inc.|
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WTUZ is an American radio station with studios located in New Philadelphia, Ohio, serving Tuscarawas County and surrounding counties. WTUZ's primary signal covers 965 square miles (2,500 km2). The population within this primary coverage area is approximately 120,000.
The station first broadcast on Tuscarawas Valley radios on May 1, 1990. It operates 24 hours a day with a power output of 5,300 watts at 347 feet (106 meters) above average terrain at 99.9 MHz FM making it Tuscarawas County's most powerful station.
Ed Schumacher headed a group that acquired the license for 99.9 FM in September 1989. The station continues to be locally owned with Schumacher being the principal of the corporation, serving as President and General Manager.
The station has twice been nominated by the National Association of Broadcasters as Small Market Station of the Year. WTUZ has also been nominated for a Crystal Award for outstanding community service in 2006 and 2009; winning the award in 2009.
WTUZ Radio was awarded the Small Market "Outstanding News Operation" for 2010 by the Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters.
- WTUZ Website
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- Radio-Locator information on WTUZ
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WTUZ