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Wpoz

WHYZ redirects here. For the Greenville, South Carolina radio station that used to used those calls, see WCSZ.
WPOZ
City of license Union Park, Florida
Broadcast area Central Florida
Branding Z88.3
Slogan Safe For The Little Ears
Frequency 88.3 MHz (also on HD Radio)
Repeaters (see article)
Format Contemporary Christian music
HD2-Christian Rap/Hip-Hop (Hot 95.9)
HD3-Gospel (G106.3)
HD4-Christian Rock (The Rock)
ERP 13,000 watts[1]
(granted FCC construction permit for 100,000 watts)
HAAT 406.3 meters
Class C2
Facility ID 9876
Callsign meaning POZitive Hits [sic]
Owner Central Florida Educational Foundation, Inc.
Webcast //listen/index.orgzradio
Website .com.zradiowww

WPOZ (88.3 FM, "Positive Hits Z88.3") is a radio station near Orlando, Florida, which broadcasts contemporary Christian music.

Contents

  • Other frequencies 1
  • WPOZ-HD2 2
  • WPOZ-HD3 3
  • WPOZ-HD4 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6
    • WPOZ 6.1
    • WHYZ 6.2
    • WMYZ 6.3
    • Other repeaters 6.4

Other frequencies

Besides broadcasting on 88.3 MHz, this station also broadcasts on other frequencies in different areas of Central Florida, including:

WPOZ and WMYZ also broadcast in HD Radio.

In late-2008, WPOZ was granted authorization by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to increase its signal strength to 100,000 watts; this was accomplished when the Central Florida Educational Foundation acquired a station in Lecanto, Florida, WLMS, from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint Petersburg. As that station also broadcast on 88.3 FM, Central Florida Educational Foundation closed down WLMS, enabling WPOZ to increase its signal strength without interfering with that station. After the upgrade, WPOZ's main signal would sufficiently cover areas already served by its repeaters, making them redundant.

WPOZ's signal used to be repeated on W212BF 90.3 MHz in Tavares and W247AX 102.7 MHz in Groveland; however, these repeaters later went dark. W212BF would close due to a new station in Eustis on 90.3, WIGW, owned by CSN International.[2]

WPOZ had a repeater in Daytona Beach, WEAZ 88.1 MHz; this station signed on in 1995 as WANX, becoming a simulcast of WPOZ as WEAZ in 1998. The station closed in December 2008, and its license was soon cancelled, following WPOZ's power increase that made this rebroadcaster redundant.[3]

WPOZ-HD2

WPOZ-HD2 broadcasts a Christian urban contemporary format as "Hot 95.9"; for those without HD radio receivers, it is heard in Orlando on a low-powered repeater, W240BV 95.9 MHz.

WPOZ-HD3

WPOZ-HD3 broadcasts a gospel format as "G106.3"; this station also has a low-powered repeater in Orlando, W292DZ 106.3 MHz.

WPOZ-HD4

WPOZ-HD4 broadcasts a Christian rock format as "103.7 The Rock"; this station also has a low-powered repeater in Clermont, W279CT 103.7 MHz.

W240BV and W292DZ used to be low-powered repeaters that rebroadcast WPOZ in the Mount Dora area.

References

  1. ^ http://zradio.org/index/articles/00000120/
  2. ^ FCC's FM station database for WIGW. "Penfold Communications" is a licensee name for CSN International.
  3. ^ Central Florida Radio -- WEAZ

External links

  • Official website of Positive Hits 88.3 FM
  • Official website of 106.3 The Rock
  • Official website of Hot 95.9 FM (redirects to official Facebook page)

WPOZ

  • Query the FCC's FM station database for WPOZ
  • Radio-Locator information on WPOZ
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WPOZ

WHYZ

  • Query the FCC's FM station database for WHYZ
  • Radio-Locator information on WHYZ
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WHYZ

WMYZ

  • Query the FCC's FM station database for WMYZ
  • Radio-Locator information on WMYZ
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WMYZ

Other repeaters

  • Query the FCC's FM station database for W240BV
  • Radio-Locator information on W240BV
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for W245AZ
  • Radio-Locator information on W245AZ
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for W250BH
  • Radio-Locator information on W250BH
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for W259AS
  • Radio-Locator information on W259AS
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for W273CA
  • Radio-Locator information on W273CA
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for W274BB
  • Radio-Locator information on W274BB
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for W279CT
  • Radio-Locator information on W279CT
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for W292DZ
  • Radio-Locator information on W292DZ

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