|City||Boone, North Carolina|
|Branding||WASU-FM The App|
|Slogan||Your College, Your Station, Your Music|
|Callsign meaning||W Appalachian State University|
|Affiliations||Appalachian State University|
|Owner||Appalachian State University|
WASU-FM (90.5 FM) is a college radio station broadcasting an alternative music format. The station is owned by Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, which is also the station's city of license. The station plays a college rock format and does a weekly news segment called App 1800 covering local issues. WASU is the winner of mtvU's "College Radio Woodie Award" for 2012, the "Shoulda Coulda Woodie Award" for 2011, and was a 2008 Finalist in the New York Festivals Radio Broadcasting Awards.
1972: Signed on with the first song being Beginnings by Chicago.
1978: Moves to Wey Hall.
2013: WASU begins broadcasting from the new George C. Beasley Media Complex with the song "I Will Wait" by Mumford & Sons. The last song played from Wey Hall is "Start Me Up" by The Rolling Stones.
WASU has a variety of specialty shows that happen after 6pm. These shows allow for genres and shows that students produce to get on-air.
- App 1800 News
Spring 2012 shows:
- Undeniable Christian
- Cool Composure Show Tunes
- The Health Corner
- That 90s Show
- Appalachian Underground
- The Iron Forge
- Press Start!: Video Game Radio
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WASU
- Radio-Locator information on WASU
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WASU
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