|Broadcast area||Pittsburgh metropolitan area|
|Frequency||89.3 MHz (HD Radio)|
|Branding||Classical WQED-FM 89.3|
|Subchannels||HD1: WQED-FM analog|
HD2: Classical "Pittsburgh Concert Channel"
HD3: Classical "Q The Music"
First air date
|January 25, 1973|
|ERP||28,000 watts (analog)|
1,120 watts (digital)
|HAAT||199 meters (653 ft)|
|Repeater(s)||See § Simulcast|
Listen Live (HD2)
Listen Live (HD3)
WQED-FM (89.3 MHz) is a non-commercial, public radio station licensed to serve Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The station is owned by WQED Multimedia, and broadcasts a classical format. It is a sister station to the Pittsburgh area's PBS member station, WQED (TV). Both stations broadcast from a shared tower located on the main campus of the University of Pittsburgh at (). WQED-FM is a member station of National Public Radio and an affiliate of Public Radio International.
WQED-FM annually produces a 26-week series of Pittsburgh Symphony broadcasts for distribution via Public Radio International.
WQED-FM uses HD Radio, and broadcasts archived concert performances by local performance groups on its HD2 subchannel.
WQED-FM is Local Primary Emergency Alert System Station 2 for the Pittsburgh Extended area.
The station began broadcasting on January 25, 1973 and began using HD Radio in January, 2006. HD2 programming began in 2012.
One full power station simulcasts the programming of WQED-FM:
|Call sign||Frequency||City of license||Facility ID||ERP
|WQEJ||89.7 FM||Johnstown, Pennsylvania||54003||8,400||361 m (1,184 ft)||B|