WHUC

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WHUC
WHUC1230.png
CityHudson, New York
Broadcast areaUpper Hudson Valley
Branding1230 WHUC
SloganContinuous Country Favorites
Frequency1230 kHz
Translator(s)106.9 MHz (W295BN)
First air date1947 (1947)[1]
FormatCountry music
Power1,000 watts
ClassC
Facility ID63531
Transmitter coordinates42°15′13″N 73°45′45″W / 42.25361°N 73.76250°W / 42.25361; -73.76250
Callsign meaningHUdson–Catskill
Former callsignsWAIP (March–April 2012)[2]
AffiliationsNBC News Radio
America's Best Music (Dial Global)
OwneriHeartMedia
(CC Licenses, LLC)
Sister stationsWCTW, WZCR
WebcastListen Live
Websitehttps://wrwdcountry.iheart.com/

WHUC (1230 AM) is a radio station broadcasting the country music format of WRWD-FM (107.3). Located near Hudson, New York, United States, the station serves the upper Hudson Valley. The station is owned by iHeartMedia (as CC Licenses LLC)[3] and previously featured adult standards programming from the America's Best Music network from Dial Global, as well as NBC News Radio. As of January 2013, the station ended the adult standards programming and began simulcasting WRWD-FM, which originates in Poughkeepsie, New York. The 1230 signal, as of August 2013, began being carried on translator W296AT at 106.9 FM.

WHUC's studios are in Arlington, New York, and its transmitter is in Lorenz Park, New York.

History[edit]

WHUC began broadcasting October 21, 1947, with 250 Watts of power. It was owned by Colgren Broadcasting Company.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 1999 (PDF). 1999. p. D-302. Retrieved April 2, 2012.
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved April 2, 2012.
  3. ^ "WHUC Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  4. ^ "3 Stations Represented By M & S Take the Air" (PDF). Broadcasting. October 27, 1947. Retrieved 18 October 2014.

External links[edit]

Query the FCC's FM station database for W295BN