Friday, October 25, 2019

PA Radio: Forever's WQWK, WRSC Add FM Translators

A pair of State College, PA talk and sports radio stations that have been longtime staples on the AM dial now have an FM signal as well.

Forever Media, Inc. has announced WQWK 1450 ESPN Radio 1450 has added translator W279DK 103.7 FM and Newsradio WRSC 1390 is now broadcasting at W227DV 93.3 FM.

“These new signals will allow us to better serve our current listeners and also reach a whole new audience,” Chris Prospero, director of broadcast operations for Forever Media State College, said in a news release. “This project has been in the works for a longtime… and our current programming on WQWK and WRSC is now simulcast 24-hours a day on the new FM frequencies.”

WQWK broadcasts Penn State sports, including football, basketball and baseball, as well as State High football and basketball and "Sports Talk with Steve Jones." An ESPN Radio affiliate, it also carries national sports talk shows like "Golic and Wengo" and "The Dan LeBetard Show," and airs national playoff and championship events such as the Super Bowl, World Series and the College Football Playoff National Championship.

WRSC is home to the weekday show "Morning Guys," with Jeff Byers and Gary Sinderson, AccuWeather reports and nationally syndicated conservative talk shows including Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Mark Levin and Joe Pags. The station also broadcasts Penn State Lady Lions basketball, Penn State wrestling and Pittsburgh Penguins hockey.

Forever Media's other State College-area properties are FM stations Majic 93.7, 99.5 The Bus, Big Froggy 101.1 and Happy 103.1.

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