Classical 89



 

KBYU-FMKBYU-FM 89.1 FM Classical 89 is a classical music radio station run by Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. KBYU-FM has a nickname Classical 89. KBYU-FM began broadcasting at Brigham Young University as an AM station in the 1940s. Originally named KBRG, it was the first collegiate radio station west of the Mississippi.
The station became KBYU and also the FM station in 1960.
In 1978 the station changed to an all-classical music format, which it carries today. In 1987, the 20-hour broadcast day went to a full 24 hours a day. Now KBYU broadcasts 24 hours a day. KBYU-FM is a nonprofit, public support station, which broadcasts at a frequency of 89.1 FM in Salt Lake County, at 89.5 FM in Utah County, and online at www.classical89.org.
Classical 89 broadcasts the finest in classical music. KBYU provides comprehensive classical music programming, combining original productions, distinctive specialty programs, live concert presentations and the talents of local and nationally-recognized hosts. KBYU-FM broadcasts presentations of Utah Symphony concerts and other locally-produced music productions, and to provide access to national programming.
In 2006, KBYU began broadcasting an ‘HD Radio’ signal along with its main signal, service on its HD2 signal.

 
Examples of programs: Classical Top 40; Classics for Kids; Composers Datebook

 

Contact: Classical 89 KBYU-FM | Attn: Membership | 2000 Ironton Blvd. | Provo, UT 84606
Phone: 1-800-298-5298

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WUFT-FM Classic 89WUFT-FM Classic 89 is based in Gainesville, Florida. WUFT-FM 89.1 FM is an NPR member radio station. WUFT is located and owned by the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. WUFT-FM began broadcasting as “Classic 89” in the Fall of 1981. WUFT-FM  broadcasts to a 16-county area with its 100,000 watt signal.  Since 1995, WUFT also operated WJUF 90.1 FM, which is owned by Inverness in Citrus County and WJUF works as a full-time repeater, under the moniker Nature Coast 90. WUFT-FM Classic 89  also broadcasts an HD signal which counter-programs their standard content. The format of WUFT is classical, concert music, jazz, folk, blues and world music. WUFT-FM ‘s classical broadcasts are the most appealing classical music from every era, with special emphasis on new releases and music of timely interest. Great works – broadcast complete – by the foremost composers are complemented by intriguing discoveries from the past and certainly the best of today’s compositions. “Classic 89” also provides special programs, for example, Reading for the Blind audio service, which is broadcasted using WUFT-FM‘s Subsidiary Communications Authorization.

 
Popular programs: Classics At Sunrise , Fanfare

 
Contact:By Mail: PO Box 118405 | Gainesville, FL 32611
Phone: (352) 392-5200 (Outside Alachua County–1-800-315-7062)
Fax: 392-5741 
E-mail: radio@wuft.org