|Branding||93.1 The Party|
"Today's Hottest Music, 93.1 The Party!""|
"Central Illinois' Party Station!"
"Central Illinois' Home for The Kidd Kraddick Morning Show!"
|Frequency||93.1 MHz (also on HD Radio)|
93.5 W228CK (Decatur, Sports talk "The Game")|
95.5 W238CH (Decatur, Urban AC "Magic 95.5")
98.1 W251BN (Decatur, Classic Country "Griz FM")
|First air date||1991|
FM/HD1: CHR/Top 40|
HD2: Urban AC "Magic 95.5"
HD3: Classic Country "Griz FM"
HD4: Sports talk "The Game"
|HAAT||112 meters (367 ft)|
Cromwell Radio Group |
(The Cromwell Group, Inc. of Illinois)
|Sister stations||WEJT, WZNX, WZUS|
Listen Live (HD2)
WYDS (93.1 FM) is a Top 40/CHR-formatted station licensed in Decatur, Illinois, and is currently known on-air as "93.1 The Party." The station can be heard into Springfield, Illinois. Its main competitor is WSOY-FM, which also has a Top 40/CHR format.
Uniquely, the station has used all three available HD Radio subchannels to air different programming: HD2 as urban adult contemporary, HD3 as classic country, and HD4 as sports talk. The station owners apportioned translators to ensure that to the greatest extent possible, the population targeted and station coverage matched. HD radio supporters argue that this allows the owners to maximize revenue, by allowing all demographics to be targeted, not just those who would be listening to the original signal.
- WYDS Website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WYDS
- Radio-Locator information on WYDS
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WYDS
- Query the FCC's FM station database for W228CK
- Radio-Locator information on W228CK
- Query the FCC's FM station database for W251BN
- Radio-Locator information on W251BN
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