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Frequency88.5 MHz (HD Radio)
BrandingRadio You Need to Know
AffiliationsNational Public Radio
OwnerYoungstown State University
First air date
October 23, 1969
Technical information
Facility ID74434
ERP50,000 watts
HAAT114.7 m (376 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
41°03′24″N 80°38′44″W / 41.05667°N 80.64556°W / 41.05667; -80.64556
Translator(s)88.1 MHz W201DP (Ashtabula, Ohio)
89.7 MHz W209CQ (New Wilmington, PA)
WebcastListen Live
WYSU's HD Radio Channels on a SPARC Radio with PSD.
WYSU's HD Radio Channels on a SPARC Radio with PSD.

WYSU (88.5 FM, "Radio You Need to Know") is a National Public Radio member radio station. Licensed to serve Youngstown, Ohio, United States, the station is currently owned by Youngstown State University.

WYSU also hosts the Youngstown Radio Reading Service, which broadcasts on a subcarrier.


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WYSU simulcasts on two low-power transmitters: W201DP in Ashtabula, broadcasting on 88.1 MHz with 38 watts, and W209CQ in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, broadcasting on 89.7 MHz with 27 watts.