WPUC-FM

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WPUC-FM
WPUC (Antes WEUC) Emisora Radio Catolica, en Ponce Bypass (PR-2), Barrio Canas Urbano, Ponce, PR (DSC05046X).jpg
WPUC (formerly, WEUC) in Ponce Bypass (PR-2), Barrio Canas Urbano, Ponce, Puerto Rico
CityPonce, Puerto Rico
Broadcast areaPuerto Rico
BrandingCatólica Radio
SloganEsta Contigo
Frequency88.9 MHz
Translator(s)W206AF 89.1 (Mayaguez)
First air dateWEUC: 1958[1]
WPUC-FM: 1982[2]
FormatAdult Contemporary, Religious
Language(s)Spanish
ERP11,000 watts[3]
HAAT888.0 meters[4]
ClassB
Facility ID9351
Transmitter coordinates18°10′27″N 66°35′32″W / 18.17417°N 66.59222°W / 18.17417; -66.59222Coordinates: 18°10′27″N 66°35′32″W / 18.17417°N 66.59222°W / 18.17417; -66.59222
Callsign meaningPontifica Universidad Catolica de Puerto Rico
Former callsignsWEUC-FM (1982-2000)[5]
OwnerPontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico
(Pontifical Catholic Univ of Puerto Rico Service Assn, Inc.[6])
Websitecatolicaradiopr.com

WPUC-FM (88.9 FM) is a noncommercial educational[7] radio station broadcasting an Adult Contemporary format. Licensed to Ponce, Puerto Rico, it serves the southern Puerto Rico area. The station is owned by Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Service Association, Incorporated.

The original (1982) licensee call letters of this radio station were WEUC,[8] short for Emisora Universidad Catolica (English: Catholic University Broadcasting). On 1 March 2000, it changed its call letters to WPUC-FM, Pontifica Universidad Catolica (English: Pontifical Catholic University).[9]

The radio station serves dual purposes: as a communication media with the external community and as an internship for students studying communications.[10]

Translator stations[edit]

Broadcast translators of WPUC-FM
Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
FCC info
W206AF 89.1 FM Mayaguez, Puerto Rico .25 FCC

The stations is relayed through booster station, WPUC-FM1 in Caguas also operating at 88.9 FM.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carmelo Rosario Natal. Ponce En Su Historia Moderna: 1945-2002. Published by Secretaría de Cultura y Turismo of the Government of the Autonomous Municipality of Ponce. Ponce, Puerto Rico. 2003. p. 97.
  2. ^ Call Sign History: WPUC-FM, PR PONCE. FCC Audio Division. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  3. ^ FM Query Results: WPUC-FM, PR PONCE. FCC Audio Division. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  4. ^ FM Query Results: WPUC-FM, PR PONCE. FCC Audio Division. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  5. ^ Call Sign History: WPUC-FM, PR PONCE. FCC Audio Division. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  6. ^ FM Query Results: WPUC-FM, PR PONCE. FCC Audio Division. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  7. ^ Before the Federal Communications Commission, IMO Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Service Association, Inc. File Nos. EB-07-IH-5331. FCC. File: EB-08-IH-1547. Facility ID No. 9351. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  8. ^ Carmelo Rosario Natal. Ponce En Su Historia Moderna: 1945-2002. Published by Secretaría de Cultura y Turismo of the Government of the Autonomous Municipality of Ponce. Ponce, Puerto Rico. 2003. p. 97.
  9. ^ Call Sign History: WPUC-FM, PR PONCE. FCC Audio Division. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  10. ^ Self-Study for the Middle States Association’s Commission of Higher Education (MSACHE) Re-accreditation, 2003. Introduction - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico. Page 89. 17 April 2000. Retrieved 17 January 2013.

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