WFUV(FM) in New York City has added a translator on Mount Beacon, allowing listeners in the Newburgh-Beacon area to hear WFUV on the 94.5 FM frequency.
That’s in addition to the main signal on 90.7 MHz.
The Fordham University station recently also installed a new booster antenna in midtown Manhattan, serving lower Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens. WFUV GM Ralph Jennings called the booster project the realization of “a longtime dream.”
Meanwhile it deactivated its uptown booster. On its website, WFUV states that most listeners report receiving a better signal since completion of the antenna upgrade; however, “We realize that some people on the Upper West Side have been negatively impacted and we are working on a solution.”
The noncom station airs a “rock & roots” format, a mix of rock, singer-songwriters, blues, world and other music, plus news.