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CityTroy, New York
Broadcast areaCapital District
Eastern New York
Western Massachusetts
Southwestern Vermont
BrandingThe Upstate Underground
Frequency91.5 MHz
First air date1947 on 640 AM; 1957 on FM
FormatCollege Radio
ERP10,000 watts, Stereo
HAAT113 meters (371 feet)
Transmitter coordinates42°41′13″N 73°42′22″W / 42.687°N 73.706°W / 42.687; -73.706
Callsign meaningRensselaer Polytechnic Institute
OwnerRensselaer Polytechnic Institute Board of Trustees

WRPI (91.5 FM) is a non-commercial free-format college radio station run entirely by students attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and staffed by community members and students. WRPI broadcasts 365 days a year with an effective radiated power of 10,000 watts, serving listeners in Albany, eastern New York, western Massachusetts, Vermont, and via webstream. The studios are located in the basement of the Darrin Communications Center and the FM signal is broadcast from North Greenbush. Programming includes a wide range of music, cultural and public affairs programs, live bands, special events, and sports simulcasts, particularly of RPI hockey, football, and baseball. WRPI has a large record library dating to the origins of the station, estimated at 43,800 albums, and a large CD library, dating to the start of the medium.


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