|Broadcast area||Detroit, Michigan|
|First air date||March 20, 1964|
|Format||Variety; High school station / Classical|
|Callsign meaning||Warren Public High School|
|Owner||Warren Consolidated Schools|
WPHS (89.1) is owned and operated by Warren Consolidated Schools, in Warren, Michigan, United States. WPHS was originally located at 91.5 FM with 10 watts; WPHS now operates at 100 watts at 89.1 FM. The radio station's first broadcast was on March 24, 1964.
The founding station manager and teacher was Charles Lampinen who retired in 1989. Jennifer Stanczyk took over for Lampinen in 1989, but was moved out of the radio program as part of budget cuts that took effect during the 2009-2010 school year. Operations Manager Jeremy Olstyn runs the station.
Most of the shows on the station during the school year are student produced, typically in the College Rock genre, with a slight mixture of electronica. Live shows are produced during scheduled classes, while recorded specialty shows (that diverge from College Rock) are recorded on take home studio kits, with recorded programs running the following evening. On the weekends, the station plays classical music received by a satellite dish, the feed originating from WCPE in North Carolina. The station also broadcasts live high school sporting events, school board meetings, or other special events.
Every year WPHS runs a 'radio marathon', where students broadcast 24 hours a day for several days as a fund raiser. Generally, the funds raised are used to improve the station's equipment.
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