KRTU-FM

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KRTU-FM
KRTU Logo.jpg
City San Antonio, Texas
Broadcast area San Antonio area
Branding Jazz 91.7, Indie 91.7
Slogan Jazz: Jazz For San Antonio Indie: Never A Curfew
Frequency 91.7 MHz (also on HD Radio)91.7
First air date January 1, 1976
Format Jazz
ERP 8,900 watts
HAAT 36.0 meters
Class C3
Facility ID 68128
Transmitter coordinates 29°27′51.00″N 98°28′56.00″W / 29.4641667°N 98.4822222°W / 29.4641667; -98.4822222
Callsign meaning K Radio Trinity University
Owner Trinity University
Website krtu.org

KRTU-FM (91.7 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a mainstream Jazz format. Licensed in San Antonio, Texas, United States, the station serves the San Antonio area. The station is owned by Trinity University.[1] Between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m., the station format changes from mainstream jazz to alternative and indie rock.[2]

KRTU's studios and transmitter are currently co-located on campus, however the station has a CP to increase power and move the transmitter to a new location northwest of town.

KRTU 91.7 is a resource of the Department of Communication that supports the academic curriculum while demonstrating Trinity University’s leadership in education and the arts.

About[edit]

Founded in 1976, KRTU is a non-commercial educational, nonprofit radio station under Trinity's 501(c)(3). KRTU programs a 17-hour/day mainstream jazz format, with alternative/indie rock overnight. The broadcast reaches throughout the San Antonio metropolitan area and into adjoining townships. KRTU is available in HD terrestrially and can be streamed worldwide on the Internet.

The station employs a full-time staff of six, while students and community volunteers support the operations throughout the year. As a public service, KRTU "Jazz for San Antonio" plays an active role in supporting local arts and artists.

Mission[edit]

KRTU 91.7, a non-profit, listener supported radio station, is a resource of the Department of Communication that supports the academic curriculum while demonstrating Trinity University’s leadership in education and the arts.

On-Air Schedule[edit]

FULL PROGRAM SCHEDULE AVAILABLE ONLINE.

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