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97.9 changes to 94.5

WUGA Translator Frequency Change

Transmission power increase with change from 97.9 to 94.5

WUGA FM’s Translator Frequency Change to increase broadcast power to service area.

Georgia Public Broadcasting, the licensee of WUGA 91.7 FM,
has announced WUGA’s translator or secondary channel, W250AC, has changed to
94.5 FM.

WUGA’s primary broadcast signal, 91.7 FM is not be affected by this upgrade.

The new 94.5 frequency will increase the current broadcast power (currently on 97.9) tenfold from 27 to 250 watts.

GPB has installed a new transmitter at WUGA studios which will ultimately increase the Athens city population service
from 70,691 listeners to 117, 565 listeners. WUGA’s translator was installed in 1995 to
provide a supplementary broadcast signal to the campus of the University and
downtown Athens.

WUGA began broadcasts on the campus of the University of
Georgia in August 1987 and is currently celebrating 30 years of service as an
NPR affiliate through a partnership with GPB.

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