WSKG-FM

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WSKG-FM
City Binghamton, New York
Broadcast area Southern Tier, Northern Tier
Frequency 89.3 MHz (also on HD Radio)
Translator(s) See § Translators
Repeater(s) See § Simulcasts
First air date October 1975
Format FM/HD1: Public radio
HD2: WSQX-FM simulcast
ERP 11,500 watts
HAAT 317 meters (1,040 ft)
Class B
Callsign meaning (see WSKG-TV)
Affiliations NPR
Owner WSKG Public Telecommunications Council
Sister stations WIOX, WSKG-TV, WSQX-FM
Website http://www.wskg.org

WSKG-FM, 89.3 MHz FM, is an NPR member station in Binghamton, New York. It has an effective radiated power of 11.5 kW. Due to hilly terrain, the signal is repeated on several other frequencies located throughout South Central New York State.

WSKG-FM began broadcast in October, 1975. Its operator WSKG Public Telecommunications Council is a cooperative non-profit of the State University of New York Board of Regents and New York State Department of Education.[1]

The station's format is principally classical music, NPR talk radio programs, and NPR news. However, jazz is played Friday evenings after All Things Considered and various folk music is played on Saturday evenings after A Prairie Home Companion.

WSKG-TV and WSQX-FM are other broadcast stations operated by the WSKG Public Telecommunications Council.

Simulcasts[edit]

WSKG-FM has six repeater stations to rebroadcast its programming

Call sign Frequency City of license Facility ID ERP
W
Height
m (ft)
Class Notes
WINO 89.9 FM Odessa, New York 172825 250 104 m (341 ft) A
WSQA 88.7 FM (HD) Hornell, New York 81145 4,500 151 m (495 ft) B1 HD2 relays WSQX-FM
WSQC-FM 91.7 FM Oneonta, New York 74056 570 161 m (528 ft) A
WSQE 91.1 FM (HD) Corning, New York 74030 3,600 199 m (653 ft) B1 HD2 relays WSQX-FM
WSQG-FM 90.9 FM (HD) Ithaca, New York 74054 5,000 55 m (180 ft) B1 HD2 relays WSQX-FM

Translators[edit]

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
FCC info Notes
W213BW 90.5 Watkins Glen, New York 8 FCC relays WSKG-FM
W221CW 92.1 Ithaca, New York 250 FCC relays WSQG-FM
W290CI 105.9 Cooperstown, New York 10 FCC relays WSQC-FM

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Other station data

Coordinates: 42°03′40″N 75°56′46″W / 42.061°N 75.946°W / 42.061; -75.946