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City Birmingham, Alabama
Slogan "Birmingham's Smooth Jazz"
Frequency 91.1 MHz
First air date December 1, 1978
Format Smooth jazz
ERP 500 watts
HAAT 126 meters
420 feet
Class C3 Non-Commercial
Facility ID 58757
Transmitter coordinates 33°27′N 86°48′W / 33.450°N 86.800°W / 33.450; -86.800
Callsign meaning "The Voice of Samford University"
Owner Samford University
Website WVSU Online

WVSU-FM (91.1 FM) is a non-commercial, listener-supported campus radio station licensed to Birmingham, Alabama, and owned and operated by Samford University. The station broadcasts smooth jazz and other music programs, and it covers the university's intercollegiate athletic program. The station's directional antenna is located on Shades Mountain in Homewood, Alabama. The broadcast studio is on the Samford University campus.

In 2007 WVSU became the flagship station of a newly formed Samford University sports radio network.[1]


  1. ^ Perrin, Mike (2007-07-11). "Bulldogs' air attack to get boost with statewide network of radio stations". The Birmingham News. Birmingham, Alabama. Retrieved 2008-01-03. Samford University is expanding its football footprint with the debut of coach Pat Sullivan on Aug.30. When the Bulldogs take the field at Seibert Stadium in their new blue home jerseys, they will also be making their first appearance on their statewide radio network. Seven stations will join the flagship campus station WVSU 91.1-FM to form the network[...] 

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