WBUL-FM
WBUL 98.1TheBull logo.png
Broadcast areaLexington Metro area
Central Kentucky
Frequency98.1 MHz (HD Radio)
Branding98.1 The Bull
Programming
FormatCountry
SubchannelsHD2: 98.5 Icons (Classic Country)
Ownership
Owner
WKQQ, WLAP, WLKT, WMXL, WWTF
History
First air date
1975
Former call signs
WKQQ (1975-1998)
Call sign meaning
W BULL
Technical information
Facility ID70192
ClassC1
ERP100,000 watts
HAAT171 meters (561 ft)
Translator(s)HD2: 98.5 W253BK (Winchester)
Links
WebcastListen Live
Listen Live (HD2)
Websitewbul.iheart.com
981thebullicons.iheart.com (HD2)

WBUL-FM (98.1 MHz) is one of four country music radio stations serving the Lexington, Kentucky radio market. The station broadcasts with an ERP of 100,000 watts, with a nearly 100-mile broadcasting radius. The station is heard as far south as London, as far east as Grayson, as far north as Cincinnati and as far west as Louisville. iHeartMedia, Inc. currently owns the station. WBUL-FM was the third station to begin broadcasting HD Radio in Lexington after WUKY and WKQQ.[1]

former logo
former logo

The station serves as the FM flagship of the UK Sports Network, airing Kentucky Wildcats football and men's basketball to make up for shortfalls in coverage by AM flagship and sister station WLAP.

References

  1. ^ http://hdradio.com/station_guides/widget.php?id=100 HD Radio Station Guide for Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

Coordinates: 38°02′06″N 84°27′00″W / 38.035°N 84.450°W / 38.035; -84.450