WQPO

  (Redirected from W261CV)

WQPO (100.7 FM) is a Contemporary Hit Radio formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Harrisonburg, Virginia, serving the Central Shenandoah Valley. WQPO is owned and operated by Saga Communications.[2]

WQPO
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CityHarrisonburg, Virginia
Broadcast areaCentral Shenandoah Valley
Frequency100.7 MHz (HD Radio)
BrandingQ-101
Programming
FormatFM/HD1: Contemporary Hit Radio
HD2: Oldies "Pure Oldies 101.3"
HD3: Soft AC "EZ Favorites 100.1"
Ownership
OwnerSaga Communications
(Tidewater Communications, LLC)
W261CV, WHBG, WMQR, WSIG, WSVA, WWRE
History
First air date
November 24, 1946[1]
Former call signs
WSVA-FM (1946–1974)[1]
Former frequencies
94.3 MHz (1946–1951)[1]
Technical information
Facility ID39492
ClassB
Power50,000 watts
HAAT150 meters (490 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
38°27′8.0″N 78°54′32.0″W / 38.452222°N 78.908889°W / 38.452222; -78.908889
Translator(s)See below
Links
WebcastWQPO Webstream
WebsiteWQPO Online
WQPO-HD2 Online
WQPO-HD3 Online

HD RadioEdit

WQPO-HD3 was launched in early 2016, carrying a classic rock format branded as "V100.1; Iconic Rock". WQPO-HD3 is relayed by W261CV on 100.1 in Harrisonburg, from which it derived its branding. On the morning of May 9, 2018, WQPO-HD3 flipped from classic rock to soft adult contemporary, branded as "EZ Favorites 100.1".[3]

WQPO-HD2 flipped from a simulcast of sports WHBG (1360 AM) to original programming as oldies-formatted "Pure Oldies 101.3" on May 25, 2018.[4]

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license Facility
ID
ERP
(W)
Height
(m (ft))
Class FCC info Notes
W261CV 100.1 Harrisonburg, Virginia 139550 250 553 m (1,814 ft) D FCC LMS Relays HD3
W267BA 101.3 Harrisonburg, Virginia 141357 100 564 m (1,850 ft) D FCC LMS Relays HD2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "FCC History Cards for WQPO".
  2. ^ "WQPO Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ "Saga Goes Easy In Harrisonburg". RadioInsight. 2018-05-09. Retrieved 2018-05-10.
  4. ^ Venta, Lance (25 May 2018). "Pure Oldies Debuts In Harrisonburg". RadioInsight.

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