North Country Public Radio
|Broadcast area||North Country, New York and bordering areas of Vermont, Ontario and Quebec|
|Slogan||Stories. Music. Life.|
|Frequency||See § Stations|
|Translator(s)||See § Translators|
|First air date||March 7, 1968|
|Owner||St. Lawrence University|
|Webcast||NCPR Webcast (M3U)|
NCPR Webcast (PLS)
North Country Public Radio is a National Public Radio member regional radio network headquartered in Canton, New York. The member-supported network is owned by St. Lawrence University and is the NPR member for the Adirondack North Country region of northern New York. Its studios are located in the Noble Medical Building on the SLU campus.
The flagship station, WSLU in Canton, signed on for the first time on March 7, 1968. It was a charter member of NPR. It adopted the on-air name North Country Public Radio in 1984. In the same year, it built the first of several low-powered translators; much of the surrounding area was among the few areas of the Northeastern United States that was still without public radio. Its first full-powered repeaters, WSLO in Malone and WSLL in Saranac Lake began broadcasting in 1989, with additional stations signing on in the early 1990s.
It now comprises 15 full-power FM transmitters and 18 low-powered translators serving the North Country, parts of western Vermont and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec with regional and national news, public affairs programs, and an eclectic variety of music. Major cities in its coverage area are Watertown, Plattsburgh, and Glens Falls in New York, as well as Burlington, Vermont.
|WSLG||90.5 FM||Gouverneur, New York||2,000||63 meters (207 ft)|
|WSLJ||88.9 FM||Watertown, New York||280||91 meters (299 ft)|
|WSLL||90.5 FM||Saranac Lake, New York||600||107 meters (351 ft)|
|WSLO||90.9 FM||Malone, New York||200||106 meters (348 ft)|
|WSLU||89.5 FM||Canton, New York||40,000||91 meters (299 ft)|
|WSLZ||88.1 FM||Cape Vincent, New York||2,000||92 meters (302 ft)|
|WXLB||91.7 FM||Boonville, New York||100||107 meters (351 ft)|
|WXLD||89.7 FM||Lowville, New York||220||80 meters (260 ft)|
|WXLE||105.9 FM||Indian Lake, New York||590||−61.5 meters (−202 ft)|
|WXLG||89.9 FM||North Creek, New York||200||608 meters (1,995 ft)|
|WXLH||91.3 FM||Blue Mountain Lake, New York||78||527 meters (1,729 ft)|
|WXLL||91.7 FM||Lake Placid, New York||100||−32 meters (−105 ft)|
|WXLQ||90.5 FM||Bristol, Vermont||160||181 meters (594 ft)|
|WXLS||88.3 FM||Tupper Lake, New York||110||433 meters (1,421 ft)|
|WXLU||88.1 FM||Peru/Plattsburgh, New York||1,000||341 meters (1,119 ft)|
|City of license||ERP
|W204BJ||88.7||Old Forge, New York||19||54.6 m (179 ft)||D||FCC|
|W205BW||88.9||Paul Smiths, New York||55||25 m (82 ft)||D||FCC|
|W211BU||90.1||Keene, New York||10||−56.5 m (−185 ft)||D||FCC|
|W212BQ||90.3||Morristown, New York||55||46.1 m (151 ft)||D||FCC|
|W217AE||91.3||Alexandria Bay, New York||65||4.8 m (16 ft)||D||FCC|
|W217CC||91.3||Elizabethtown, New York||80||−176 m (−577 ft)||D||FCC|
|W219BG||91.7||Long Lake, New York||9||76 m (249 ft)||D||FCC|
|W224BI||92.7||Wells, New York||10||−129.2 m (−424 ft)||D||FCC|
|W228BO||93.5||Lake George, New York||8||384.2 m (1,260 ft)||D||FCC|
|W237BR||95.3||Schroon Lake, New York||110||−98.6 m (−323 ft)||D||FCC|
|W242AZ||96.3||Keene Valley, New York||10||−361.1 m (−1,185 ft)||D||FCC|
|W247BB||97.3||Newcomb, New York||10||68.3 m (224 ft)||D||FCC|
|W247BJ||97.3||Glens Falls, New York||38||14.5 m (48 ft)||D||FCC|
|W248BL||97.5||Speculator, New York||10||180.7 m (593 ft)||D||FCC|
|W262BO||100.3||Clayton, New York||90||36.4 m (119 ft)||D||FCC|
|W271AW||102.1||Jay, New York||10||−215.8 m (−708 ft)||D||FCC|
|W272BL||102.3||Carthage, New York||43||9.3 m (31 ft)||D||FCC|
|W282AV||104.3||North Creek, New York||10||−137.4 m (−451 ft)||D||FCC|
- Chaisson, Bill. "North Country Public Radio celebrates 50th anniversary", Lake Placid News. March 16, 2018. Retrieved June 21, 2019.
- "NCPR: A Brief History", North Country Public Radio. Retrieved June 21, 2019.
- "NCPR: on the Air and on the Map", North Country Public Radio. Retrieved June 21, 2019.
- "About NCPR", North Country Public Radio. Retrieved June 21, 2019.
- "World Ends, NERW Rolls On". NorthEast Radio Watch, May 23, 2011.
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