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City Auburn Hills, Michigan
Broadcast area Metro Detroit
Frequency 88.3 MHz
Format College Radio
ERP 110 watts
HAAT 78.0 meters (255.9 ft)
Class A
Facility ID 49941
Transmitter coordinates 42°42′35.11498″N 83°13′49.77224″W / 42.7097541611°N 83.2304922889°W / 42.7097541611; -83.2304922889Coordinates: 42°42′35.11498″N 83°13′49.77224″W / 42.7097541611°N 83.2304922889°W / 42.7097541611; -83.2304922889
Owner Oakland University
Website http://www.wxou.org/

WXOU (88.3 FM) is a college radio station licensed to Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States, the station serves the metro Detroit area and Oakland County. The station is currently owned by Oakland University.[1] WXOU programming includes music, sports, and news with most being student-produced programs.[2]


The station with the current call sign WXOU (acquired in 1/21/1994) was formerly WAEK (assigned 8/6/1993) and has been on air since 1967, starting as carrier current station using call sign WVW. It was in 1991 that the FCC approved construction permits for the station to move from AM to FM. As a carrier current station, call signs WOUX (1975) and WOU (1974) were used.[3] The Michigan Association of Broadcasters named WXOU College Radio Station of the year in 2012[4] and again in 2013.[5]


  1. ^ "WXOU Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2011-12-07. 
  2. ^ "WXOU Program Guide". Retrieved 2013-05-31. 
  3. ^ "Michiguide.com Record". Retrieved 2011-05-31. 
  4. ^ "MAB 2012 Winners" (PDF). Retrieved 2013-05-31. 
  5. ^ "MAB 2013 Winners". Retrieved 2013-05-31. 

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