WUSO

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Coordinates: 39°56′9.00″N 83°48′41.00″W / 39.9358333°N 83.8113889°W / 39.9358333; -83.8113889

WUSO
City of license Springfield, Ohio
Branding Springfields Alternative
Slogan The Berg
Frequency 89.1 MHz
Format Album Oriented Rock
ERP 100 watts
HAAT 26 meters
Class A
Facility ID 65468
Transmitter coordinates 39°56′9.00″N 83°48′41.00″W / 39.9358333°N 83.8113889°W / 39.9358333; -83.8113889
Affiliations WDPR
Owner The Board of Directors of Wittenberg University
Webcast Listen Live
Website Official website

WUSO (89.1 FM) is a student run college radio station broadcasting an Album Oriented Rock radio format. Licensed to Springfield, Ohio. 89.1 WUSO, has started simulcasting the Dayton classical music station WDPR Monday through Friday mornings from 6 am until 10 am. Its studios are located in the basement of Firestine Hall on Woodlawn Ave. The radio station broadcasts throughout the Springfield area. The studio has three music production booths, a music library, a technician's office, and an executive office. The radio station went through an upgrade on its website to allow for streaming audio. The station is owned by the Board of Directors of Wittenberg College. [1][2]

Broadcast range[edit]

The station has a 15 mile radius. The antenna and transmitter are located on top of Tower Hall, one of the tallest buildings on the campus of Wittenberg University.

In real terms, this station does not reach a 5 mile radius.

Programming[edit]

WUSO simulcasts the show "Morning Concert" every weekday morning from 6-10 a.m. and is an affiliate of WDPR. The station has partnerships with St. John's and WDPR. This allows WUSO's offerings outside of its traditional eclectic radio format, provided by student disc jockeys. WUSO already serves as the home of the continually growing Tiger Sports Network, Wittenberg's athletics broadcasting service. During the 2008-09 school year, as many as 150 athletic events will be carried live on the station.

The station also broadcasts a variety of student run shows. The station has food shows, music, news, entertainment and other shows.

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