Washington Court House
|Frequency||1590 kHz (HD Radio)|
|Affiliations||Cincinnati Bengals Radio Network|
Premiere Radio Networks
Ohio State Sports Network
|WBEX, WCHI, WCHO, WCHO-FM, WKKJ, WQLX|
First air date
|July 17, 1956|
Call sign meaning
|Serena Rose Winslow, daughter of station founder David Winslow|
|Power||500 watts day|
25 watts night
|Translator(s)||101.5 W268CC (Hillsboro)|
|Webcast||Listen live (via iHeartRadio)|
WSRW (1590 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a classic hits format. Licensed to Hillsboro, Ohio, United States, WSRW is branded as "WSRW 101.5," utilizing the frequency of their FM translator, W268CC (101.5 FM), also licensed to Hillsboro. The station is currently owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. and features programming from their Premium Choice network and Premiere Radio Networks.
Prior to December 26, 2015, WSRW operated as a full-time simulcast of WCHO-FM as "Buckeye Country 105.5."
Willard Parr - then a sergeant with the Hillsboro police department - joined WSRW as it was still being built in January 1956, and was the first voice heard as the station began broadcasting that July 17. Parr has remained with WSRW throughout its entire existence, and is still heard on the station every weekday morning.
Cleveland-area radio broadcaster Chuck Collier, a Hillsboro native, began his broadcast career at WSRW. Collier later voice-tracked for WSRW's previous classic country format before his death in October 2011.