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WRHU
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"City "Hempstead, New York
Broadcast area "Nassau County
"Slogan Radio Hofstra University
"Frequency 88.7 "MHz
"Format "Variety
"ERP 470 "watts
"HAAT 55 meters (180 ft)
"Class A
"Facility ID 27443
Transmitter coordinates 40°43′3.00″N 73°36′12.00″W / 40.7175000°N 73.6033333°W / 40.7175000; -73.6033333"Coordinates: 40°43′3.00″N 73°36′12.00″W / 40.7175000°N 73.6033333°W / 40.7175000; -73.6033333
"Callsign meaning We're Radio Hofstra University[1]
Former callsigns WVHC-FM (1978-1983)[2]
Owner "Hofstra University
"Webcast Listen Live options
Website www.wrhu.org

WRHU (88.7 "FM) is a "radio station broadcasting a "Variety format. Licensed to "Hempstead, New York, the station is owned by "Hofstra University.[3][4] Since the "2010-11 NHL season, WRHU has been the radio home of "New York Islanders games. Current Hofstra students produce, engineer, and perform on-air duties on all NY Islander game broadcasts with veteran NY Islander play by play announcer Chris King. The station was named the National Association of Broadcasters' Non-Commercial Station of the Year in 2014. It has also been ranked the number one college radio station in the country in The Princeton Review's 2015 and 2016 college rankings.

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Official WRHU-FM Handbook Available upon request from General Manager

  1. ^ "Call Letter Origins". Radio History on the Web. Retrieved April 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". CDBS Public Access Database. FCC Media Bureau. Retrieved April 25, 2013. 
  3. ^ "WRHU Facility Record". United States "Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  4. ^ "WRHU Station Information Profile". "Arbitron. 

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