WUUU

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WUUU
CityFranklinton, Louisiana
Broadcast areaNorthshore New Orleans, Louisiana
BrandingCat Country 98.9
SloganContinuous Country Favorites
Frequency98.9 MHz
First air date1995
FormatCountry
ERP25,000 watts
HAAT100 meters
ClassC3
Facility ID22992
Callsign meaningU times three in callsign
Former callsignsKAKA (1995–1996)
WFCG-FM (1996–2003)
OwnerPittman Broadcasting Services, L.L.C.
WebcastListen Live
Websitecatcountry989.com

WUUU (98.9 FM, "Cat Country 98.9") is a country music-formatted radio station with offices in Covington, Louisiana and Hammond, Louisiana. The station, which is owned by Pittman Broadcasting Services, LLC., operates with an ERP of 25 kw.

History[edit]

The station signed on the air in 1995 as a class A station playing country music owned by Gaco Broadcasting Corp. In May 2002, the station was sold to Marcus Pittman, III.

On December 18, 2013, the station was relocated to a new transmitter site just north of Folsom, Louisiana, and upgraded to a Class C3 operating at 25,000 watts.

Callsign history[edit]

The WUUU call sign once belonged to WNFZ/94.3 of Powell, Tennessee, in the 1970s. They were also used from 1982 to 1993 by WUMX/102.5 of Utica, New York, and from 1993 to 1996 by WARW/93.5 in Remsen, New York.

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Coordinates: 30°44′12″N 90°12′05″W / 30.7366°N 90.2015°W / 30.7366; -90.2015