WGVU-FM 88.5 Allendale/Grand Rapids

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Simulcast on WGVS-FM 95.3 Whitehall/Muskegon

Slogan/Positioner: WGVU Radio, West Michigan Public Radio

Format: Public: News/Talk, Jazz

Web site: www.wgvu.org/

E-mail: visit web site

Major Network Affiliation: NPR

Power/Height/Class: 4,000 watts / 295 feet / A

Broadcasts in digital/HD with subchannels:

  • HD-1: Public: News/Talk, Jazz
  • HD-2: Public: Oldies, simulcast of WGVU AM 1480
  • HD-3: Public: Jazz

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More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WGVU-FM: 12/14/1987
  • WGVC-FM: 1/19/1983
  • WSRX:

Call Sign Origin: Grand Valley State University

On Air Dates:

  • July 17, 1983 as WGVC
  • October 1974 as WSRX, which went silent in July 1982

Owner: Grand Valley State University

Telephone: (616) 771-6666

 

Notes/History:

  • 12/14/1987: Call sign change to WGVU-FM to reflect new name of school
  • 7/17/1983: On-air again as WGVC-FM 'Grand Valley College' with upgraded facilities
  • 7/1982: Station is silent
  • 10/1974: On-air as WSRX, 10 watt student run station

 


 

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Ottawa County

 


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