|Broadcast area||Northshore New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Branding||Triple U 98.9|
|Slogan||Modern Hit Music|
|First air date||1995 (as KAKA)|
|Callsign meaning||U times three in callsign|
|Former callsigns||KAKA (1995–1996)
|Owner||Pittman Broadcasting Services, L.L.C.|
WUUU (98.9 FM, "Triple U 98.9") is a top 40/CHR-formatted radio station based in Covington, Louisiana. The station, which is owned by Pittman Broadcasting Services, LLC., operates with an ERP of 25 kW.
The station signed on the air in 1995 as a class A station playing country music owned by Gaco Broadcasting Corp. In May 2002, the station was sold to Marcus Pittman, III.
On December 18, 2013, the station was relocated to a new transmitter site just north of Folsom, Louisiana, and upgraded to a Class C3 operating at 25,000 watts. Audio testing began by playing Katy Perry's "Roar" 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
At 7:00 AM on February 5, 2014, WUUU launched a CHR-mainstream format, branded as "Triple U 98.9".
The WUUU call sign once belonged to WNFZ/94.3 of Powell, Tennessee, in the 1970s. They were also used from 1982 to 1993 by WUMX/102.5 of Utica, New York, and from 1993 to 1996 by WOKR/93.5 in Remsen, New York.
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WUUU
- Radio-Locator information on WUUU
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WUUU
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