WUCO
WUCO 1550-107.7 logo.png
Broadcast areaEvansville, Indiana
Frequency1550 kHz
BrandingThe Sports Edge 1550 AM
Programming
FormatSports
AffiliationsFox Sports Radio, Kentucky Sports Radio
Ownership
OwnerHenson Media, Inc.
WMSK-FM, WSON
History
First air date
November 1960 (as WMSK)
Former call signs
WMSK (1960-1999)
WYGS (1999-2000)
WMSK (2000-2015)
Technical information
Facility ID68808
ClassD
Power145 watts day
6 watts night
Transmitter coordinates
37°40′4″N 87°55′46″W / 37.66778°N 87.92944°W / 37.66778; -87.92944
Translator(s)107.7 W299CH (Morganfield)

WUCO (1550 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a sports format. Licensed to Morganfield, Kentucky, United States, the station serves the Evansville area. The station is currently owned by Henson Media, Inc. and features programming from Fox Sports Radio and Kentucky Sports Radio.[1][2]

FM Translator

In addition to the main station at 1550 kHz, WUCO is relayed by an FM translator, to widen its broadcast area, especially during nighttime hours when the AM frequency reduces power to only 6 watts.

Broadcast translators of WUCO
Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license Facility
ID
ERP
(W)
Class FCC info
W299CH 107.7 Morganfield, Kentucky 145129 250 D FCC LMS

History

The station went on the air in November 1960, and, with the exception of a brief period in 1999-2000 using the call sign WYGS, the station had always been known as WMSK.[3]

On January 3, 2011, the station switched from its former classic country music format to sports, affiliating with Fox Sports Radio and Kentucky Sports Radio.

The station changed from WMSK to the current WUCO call sign on February 12, 2015.

References

  1. ^ http://kentuckysportsradio.com/ Kentucky Sports Radio
  2. ^ "WUCO Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ "WUCO Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.