WPUC-FM

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WPUC-FM
City of license Ponce, Puerto Rico
Broadcast area Puerto Rico
Slogan Católica Radio
Frequency 88.9 MHz
Translator(s) W206AF 89.1 (Mayaguez)
Format Adult Contemporary, Religious
Language(s) Spanish
ERP 11,000 watts[1]
HAAT 888.0 meters[2]
Class B
Facility ID 9351
Transmitter coordinates 18°10′27″N 66°35′32″W / 18.17417°N 66.59222°W / 18.17417; -66.59222Coordinates: 18°10′27″N 66°35′32″W / 18.17417°N 66.59222°W / 18.17417; -66.59222
Callsign meaning Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Puerto Rico
Former callsigns WEUC-FM[3]
Owner Pontifical Catholic Univ of Puerto Rico Service Assn, Inc.
(PONTIFICAL CATHOLIC UNIV OF PUERTO RICO SERVICE ASSN, INC.[4])
Website catolicaradiopr.com

WPUC-FM (88.9 FM) is a noncommercial educational[5] radio station broadcasting an Adult Contemporary format. Licensed to Ponce, Puerto Rico, it serves the southern Puerto Rico area. The station is owned by Pontifical Catholic Univ of Puerto Rico Service Assn, Incorporated.

The original (1982) licensee call letters of this radio station were WEUC, short for Emisora Universidad Catolica (English: Catholic University Broadcasting). On March 1, 2000, it changed its call letters to WPUC-FM, Pontifica Universidad Catolica (English: Pontifical Catholic University).[6]

The radio station serves dual purposes: as a communication media with the external community and as an internship for students studying communications.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FM Query Results: WPUC-FM, PR PONCE. FCC Audio Division. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  2. ^ FM Query Results: WPUC-FM, PR PONCE. FCC Audio Division. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  3. ^ Call Sign History: WPUC-FM, PR PONCE. FCC Audio Division. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  4. ^ FM Query Results: WPUC-FM, PR PONCE. FCC Audio Division. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  5. ^ Before the Federal Communications Commission, IMO Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Service Association, Inc. File Nos. EB-07-IH-5331. FCC. File: EB-08-IH-1547. Facility ID No. 9351. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  6. ^ Call Sign History: WPUC-FM, PR PONCE. FCC Audio Division. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  7. ^ Self-Study for the Middle States Association’s Commission of Higher Education (MSACHE) Re-accreditation, 2003. Introduction - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico. Page 89. 17 April 2000. Retrieved 17 January 2013.

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