WHDD (AM)

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WHDD
CitySharon, Connecticut
BrandingRobin Hood Radio
SloganReal Hometown Radio
Frequency1020 kHz
Translator(s)W248CZ 97.5 (Kent)
Repeater(s)WHDD-FM 91.9 (Sharon)
First air dateDecember 23, 1986 (1986-12-23)[1]
FormatPublic radio
Language(s)English
Power2,500 watts daytime
1,800 watts critical hours
ClassD
Facility ID67774
Transmitter coordinates41°58′35″N 73°31′27″W / 41.97639°N 73.52417°W / 41.97639; -73.52417Coordinates: 41°58′35″N 73°31′27″W / 41.97639°N 73.52417°W / 41.97639; -73.52417
Callsign meaningW Robin HooD Radio[2]
Former callsignsWKZE (1985–2006)[3]
AffiliationsNational Public Radio
OwnerTri-State Public Communications, Inc.
Sister stationsWHDD-FM
WebcastListen Live
Websitewww.robinhoodradio.com

WHDD (1020 AM; "Robin Hood Radio") is a radio station licensed to serve Sharon, Connecticut. WHDD airs a public radio format during daylight hours, but has to sign off at night to protect KDKA at Pittsburgh. The station's programming is also heard on WHDD-FM (91.9) in Sharon, and translator W248CZ (97.5 FM) in Kent.

History[edit]

The station signed on December 23, 1986 as WKZE.[1] It was the parent station to WKZE-FM (98.1), which signed on in 1993. WKZE changed calls on October 31, 2006 to WHDD.[3]

Translator[edit]

Broadcast translators of WHDD
Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license Facility
ID
ERP
W
Class Transmitter coordinates FCC info
W248CZ 97.5 Kent, Connecticut 201696 250 D 41°42′50″N 73°32′7″W / 41.71389°N 73.53528°W / 41.71389; -73.53528 (W248CZ) FCC

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 2009 (PDF). 2009. p. D-125. Retrieved January 16, 2019.
  2. ^ Connecticut stations' callsign meanings on hartfordradiohistory.com; retrieved January 10, 2019
  3. ^ a b Callsign history for WHDD; retrieved January 10, 2019.

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