KWUR

Radio station at Washington University in St. Louis

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KWUR
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CityClayton, Missouri
Broadcast areaGreater St. Louis
Frequency90.3 MHz FM
SloganSt. Louis Underground Radio
Programming
FormatFreeform
Ownership
OwnerWashington University in St. Louis
History
First air date
July 4, 1976
Call sign meaning
K Washington University Radio
Technical information
ClassD
ERP9 watts
HAAT29 meters
Links
WebcastListen Live
Websitewww.kwur.combandcamp
The transmitter for KWUR sits atop Olin Library

KWUR is a college radio station in St. Louis, Missouri located at 90.3 MHz FM. KWUR was founded on July 4, 1976 at Washington University in St. Louis, and represents one of the last remaining independent and fully student-managed radio station in the United States.[citation needed]

Commercial-free programming, including rock, surf-rock, garage-rock, hip-hop, punk, metal, world, goth-industrial, classical, reggae, jazz, blues, electronica, talk, experimental, and Washington University sports, represent KWUR's freeform format.

Although KWUR is only a class D FM station with a 9-watt effective radiated power (originally 10 watts), its location on the Washington University campus allows reception over the lively and focal Delmar Loop. Additionally, live Internet audio streaming supports a dedicated student, national, and global following. KWUR receives funding and support from the Washington University Student Union, the institution's undergraduate student government. KWUR is notable for fostering the St. Louis music scene through its initiatives including "Stack Sessions", where local and touring musicians are featured, as well as other community events, including KWUR Sucks and St. Louis Open Streets.[1]

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