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WUCF-FM (89.9 MHz) is a listener-supported radio station of the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida, United States.[2] The station is one of Central Florida's two NPR member stations, along with WMFE-FM.[2]

WUCF-FM
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CityOrlando, Florida
Broadcast areaCentral Florida
BrandingWUCF 89.9 FM
SloganJazz and More
Frequency89.9 MHz
(also on HD Radio)
First air dateJanuary 30, 1978 (1978-01-30)[1]
FormatPublic radio
College radio
HD2: Soft AC "Central Florida Classics"
ERP360 watts horiz
5,600 watts vert
HAAT145 meters (476 ft)
ClassC3
Facility ID69229
Transmitter coordinates28°35′28″N 81°12′18″W / 28.591°N 81.2050°W / 28.591; -81.2050Coordinates: 28°35′28″N 81°12′18″W / 28.591°N 81.2050°W / 28.591; -81.2050
Callsign meaningW University of Central Florida
Former callsignsWFTU-FM (1978–1979)
AffiliationsNational Public Radio
Public Radio International
OwnerUniversity of Central Florida
Sister stationsWUCF-TV
WebcastWUCF-FM Webstream
Websitewucf.org

WUCF-FM is co-owned and operated by the University of Central Florida.[3]

ProgrammingEdit

The station broadcasts a 24-hour schedule of jazz and blues music along with news programming from broadcast studios on the main campus of UCF. The station is a part of the University of Central Florida College of Arts and Humanities and employs several university students.

In addition to its own line-up of jazz programming blocks, the station airs syndicated jazz music programming from National Public Radio and other distributors including Jazz Inspired, Jazz Profiles, JazzWorks and Jazz Night In America. The station also airs reruns of news programs Metro Center Outlook and Global Perspectives from its sister channel WUCF-TV.[4] Since 2002, WUCF has hosted the syndicated blues rock program Smokestack Lightnin'.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 2009 (PDF). 2009. p. D-144. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
  2. ^ a b http://wucf.org/aboutwucf.htm About WUCF-FM
  3. ^ "PBS to play on WUCF in Orlando". Orlando Sentinel. 2011-05-26. Retrieved 2011-05-26.
  4. ^ "WUCF 89.9 FM Schedule". WUCF-FM. Retrieved 2018-12-25.
  5. ^ "History". Smokestack Lightnin'. Retrieved 2018-12-25.

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