W248CF
WKYU-HD2 Classical97.5fm logo.png
Broadcast areaBowling Green
Frequency97.5 MHz
BrandingWKU Classical Radio
Programming
FormatClassical
AffiliationsWFMT Radio Network
Ownership
OwnerWestern Kentucky University
Radio: WKYU-FM, WWHR
TV: WKYU-TV
History
First air date
March 2016 (Signal testing)
April 2016 (official launch)
Technical information
Facility ID142552
ClassD (FM translator)[1]
ERP250 watts
Transmitter coordinates
36°57′37″N 86°32′49″W / 36.96028°N 86.54694°W / 36.96028; -86.54694
Repeater(s)WKYU-FM-HD2 88.9-2 Bowling Green
Links
WebsiteWKYU-FM Website

W248CF is an FM translator-style radio station that is licensed to and serving Bowling Green, Kentucky. The station is owned and operated by Western Kentucky University. Although Radio-Locator.com lists is a repeater station of WKYU-FM,[1] W248CF is actually broadcasting a Classical music format as a new local service of WKU Public Radio.

Music played on W248CF includes symphonies, including those of the New York Philharmonic, the Dallas and Chicago Symphinies, and Metropolitan Opera. Content is provided through Public Radio Exchange. The station is also the area's local affiliate of The Beethoven Network. Although the signal is currently testing, the official launch of the station is scheduled for the second week of April 2016.[2] The official license was granted by the Federal Communications Commission on March 21, 2016.[1]

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