WHRV

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WHRV
WHRV-FM 2015.PNG
City Norfolk, Virginia
Broadcast area Hampton Roads
Branding WHRV 89.5
Frequency 89.5 FM MHz
(also on HD Radio)
First air date 1974[1]
Format Public Radio[2]
Power 34,000 Watts
HAAT 181.7 meters (596 ft)
Class B
Facility ID 25933
Transmitter coordinates 36°48′32.0″N 76°30′13.0″W / 36.808889°N 76.503611°W / 36.808889; -76.503611
Callsign meaning W Hampton Roads Virginia
Former callsigns WHRO (1974-1981)
WHRO-FM (1981-1990)
WHRV (1990-Present)[3]
Affiliations American Public Radio
National Public Radio
Public Radio International
Owner Hampton Roads Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc.
Sister stations WHRE, WHRF, WHRG, WHRJ, WHRL, WHRO-FM, WHRO-TV, WHRX
Webcast WHRV Webstream
Website WHRV Online

WHRV is a Public Radio formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Norfolk, Virginia, serving Hampton Roads.[2] WHRV is owned and operated by Hampton Roads Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc.[4]

WHRV broadcasts in the HD Radio (hybrid) format.[5]

HD Radio[edit]

Channel Format Branding
HD-1 Public Radio "89.5 WHRV"
HD-2 Adult Album Alternative "AltRadio"

Repeaters[edit]

WHRV operates a number of full-powered repeater stations to serve areas not covered by the main signal.

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
Class FCC info
WHRE 91.9 Eastville, Virginia 4,400 A FCC
WHRG 88.5 Gloucester Point, Virginia 9,600 B1 FCC
WHRL 88.1 Emporia, Virginia 4,200 A FCC
WHRX 90.1 Nassawadox, Virginia 46,000 B FCC
W269BQ 101.7 Virginia Beach, Virginia 250 D FCC

References[edit]

  1. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 2010 (PDF). ProQuest, LLC/Reed Publishing (Nederland), B.V. 2010. p. D-568. Retrieved July 25, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved July 25, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 25, 2015. 
  4. ^ "WHRV Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 25, 2015. 
  5. ^ http://hdradio.com/station_guides/widget.php?id=40 HD Radio Guide for Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Newport News

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