WRSY

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WRSY
WRSY FM logo.png
City Marlboro, Vermont
Broadcast area Brattleboro, Vermont
Branding The River
Slogan "Different Is Good"
Frequency 101.5 MHz
First air date July 1996[1]
Format Album Adult Alternative
ERP 120 watts
HAAT 227 meters (745 feet)
Class A
Facility ID 17797
Transmitter coordinates 42°50′46″N 72°41′16″W / 42.84611°N 72.68778°W / 42.84611; -72.68778
Callsign meaning similar to WRSI
Former callsigns WAIG (1994-1996)
WSSH (1996-2001)
WRSY (2001-present)[2]
Owner Saga Communications
(Saga Communications of New England, LLC)
Sister stations WKVT, WKVT-FM, WRSI
Webcast Listen Live
Website http://www.wrsi.com/

WRSY (101.5 FM) is an Adult Album Alternative formatted radio station, via a simulcast of WRSI, licensed to serve Marlboro, Vermont.[3] The station is owned by Saga Communications.

History[edit]

The station first took its callsign WAIG on May 20, 1994 and changed to WSSH on March 1, 1996. It officially launched in July 1996, airing a Light Adult Contemporary format, simulcasting with WZSH (now WZLF).[4] Vox purchased the stations from Dynacom in 1999,[5] and switched WSSH to the WRSI simulcast on February 1, 2001,[6] with the WRSY callsign following on April 12.[2] Saga acquired WRSI and WRSY in 2003.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.americanradiohistory.com/Archive-BC-YB/2010/D4-2010-BC-YB-7.pdf
  2. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  3. ^ "Winter 2010 Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  4. ^ Fybush, Scott (August 19, 1996). "Cape Stations Sabotaged". North East RadioWatch. Retrieved March 8, 2010. 
  5. ^ Fybush, Scott (August 6, 1999). "Sales Galore!". North East RadioWatch. Retrieved March 8, 2010. 
  6. ^ Fybush, Scott (February 5, 2001). "River Flows to New Home". North East RadioWatch. Retrieved March 8, 2010. 
  7. ^ Fybush, Scott (December 29, 2003). "Saga Adds in Pioneer Valley". NorthEast Radio Watch. Retrieved March 8, 2010. 

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