WHTU

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WHTU
WHTU-FM WZZI-FM 2015.png
City Big Island, Virginia
Broadcast area Lynchburg, Virginia
Bedford, Virginia
Buena Vista, Virginia
Branding "Oldies 103.9 and 106.9"
Slogan "Good Time Oldies"
Frequency 103.9 FM MHz
First air date November 20, 1982[1]
Format Oldies
Classic hits[2]
Power 200 Watts
HAAT 518.2 meters (1,700 ft)
Class A
Facility ID 28340
Transmitter coordinates 37°28′19.0″N 79°22′28.0″W / 37.471944°N 79.374444°W / 37.471944; -79.374444
Callsign meaning W HoT U
former branding
Former callsigns WXCF-FM (1982-2012)
WHTU (2012-Present)[3]
Affiliations Good Time Oldies (Westwood One)
Owner Todd P. Robinson, Inc.
(WVJT, LLC)
Sister stations WKHF, WZZI, WZZU
Website WHTU Online

WHTU is an oldies and classic hits formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Big Island, Virginia, serving Lynchburg, Bedford, and Buena Vista in Virginia.[2] WHTU is owned and operated by Todd P. Robinson, Inc.[4]

History[edit]

On November 2, 2012, WXCF-FM split from its simulcast with WKHF and changed their format to Urban Adult Contemporary, branded as "Hot 103.9".[5] On December 12, 2012, WXCF-FM changed their call letters to WHTU to go with the "Hot 103.9" branding.[3]

On June 2, 2014, WHTU changed their format to Oldies and Classic Hits, branded as "Good Time Oldies 103.9", with programming from Westwood One's "Good Time Oldies" network.[6] The branding was later shortened to the current "Oldies 103.9". In August 2015, WHTU began simulcasting on sister station WZZI at 106.9 FM.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 2010 (PDF). ProQuest, LLC/Reed Publishing (Nederland), B.V. 2010. p. D-562. Retrieved July 29, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved July 29, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Call Sign History". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 29, 2015. 
  4. ^ "WHTU Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 29, 2015. 
  5. ^ Venta, Lance (November 5, 2012). "Hot 103.9 Launches in Lynchburg". RadioBB Networks. Retrieved June 3, 2014. 
  6. ^ Venta, Lance (June 3, 2014). "WHTU Flips to Classic Hits". RadioBB Networks. Retrieved June 3, 2014. 

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