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City Knoxville, Tennessee
Broadcast area Knoxville
Branding UT Public Radio
Frequency 91.9 MHz (also on HD Radio)
First air date October 27, 1949
Format Classical music
Audience share 3.6 (FALL 2007, RRC[1])
ERP 65,000 watts
HAAT 534.0 meters
Class C
Facility ID 69161
Transmitter coordinates 35°59′44.00″N 83°57′23.00″W / 35.9955556°N 83.9563889°W / 35.9955556; -83.9563889
Callsign meaning University of Tennessee
Affiliations American Public Media, National Public Radio, Public Radio International
Owner University of Tennessee
Webcast Listen Live
Website Official website

WUOT (91.9 FM) is the National Public Radio member station in Knoxville, Tennessee. Owned by the University of Tennessee, it airs a mix of news, classical music and jazz, along with programming from NPR, American Public Media and Public Radio International.[2][3] The station is also broadcast on HD radio.[4] It primarily features classical music programming, but carries NPR news programs daily, as well as jazz music for ninety minutes every weeknight and all evening on Fridays and folk music Saturday evenings. Its studios are located in the Communications Building on the UT campus.

The station began operations on October 27, 1949. Future U.S. Senator Howard Baker, then president of UT's student government, helped launch the station. Originally operating at only 3,000 watts, it now provides at least secondary coverage to most of central eastern Tennessee, extreme western North Carolina, and parts of southeastern Kentucky.


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