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Encyclopedia > WBUT (AM)
Broadcast area Butler, Pennsylvania / Pittsburgh
Branding "BUT Kickin' Country!"
First air date 1948
Frequency 1050(kHz)
Format News, talk, sports, country
ERP 500 watts (Daytime) 65  watts (Night)
Callsign meaning BUTler County
Owner Butler County Radio Network
Website www.insidebutlercounty.com

WBUT is a commercial AM radio station, licensed to Butler, Pennsylvania. The station first went on the air in 1948, about seven years following the debut of its competitor and present affiliate station, WISR. Butler is a city located in Butler County, Pennsylvania. ... Nickname: Steel City, Iron City, City of Champions, City of Bridges, City of Colleges Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Allegheny County Founded 1758 Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area    - City 151. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... Sine waves of various frequencies; the lower waves have higher frequencies than those above. ... A kilohertz (kHz) is a unit of frequency equal to 1,000 hertz (1,000 cycles per second). ... A radio format or programming format describes the overall content broadcast on a radio station. ... In radio telecommunications, effective radiated power or ERP is determined by subtracting system losses from system gains. ... The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit of power, equal to one joule per second. ... The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit of power, equal to one joule per second. ... Call sign can refer to different types of call signs: Airline call sign Aviator call sign Cosmonaut call sign Radio and television call signs Tactical call sign, also known as a tactical designator See also: International Callsign Allocations, Maritime Mobile Service Identity This is a disambiguation page — a navigational... This page as shown in the AOL 9. ... Mediumwave radio transmissions (sometimes called Medium frequency or MF) are those between the frequencies of 300 kHz and 3000 kHz. ... Butler is a city located in Butler County, Pennsylvania. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... WISR is a commercial AM radio station licensed to Butler, Pennsylvania. ...

WBUT operates at the federally-assigned frequency of 1050 kilohertz, with a maximum power output of 500 watts. Like other small AM's of its day, it was licensed to operate only during daylight hours. That changed when WBUT was granted a license to operate at 65 watts during nighttime hours beginning in the mid 80's. Events and trends The 1980s marked an abrupt shift towards more conservative lifestyles after the momentous cultural revolutions which took place in the 1960s and 1970s and the definition of the AIDS virus in 1981. ...

The station operated as an AM standalone until it successfully applied for an FM license, which co-incidentally, once belonged to its competitor, WISR-AM, which had returned it citing an unneccsary expense. The call letters were immediately changed to WBUT-FM, with the two stations simulcasting one another until the FCC enacted new rules in 1965 which called for combination license holders to offer unduplicated programming at least half of the broadcast day. The stations continued to simulcast part-time throughout the early 21st century. The abbreviations FM, Fm, and fm may refer to: Electrical engineering Frequency modulation (FM) and its most common applications: FM broadcasting, used primarily to broadcast music and speech at VHF frequencies FM synthesis, a sound-generation technique popularized by early digital synthesizers Science Femtometre (fm), an SI measure of length... Simulcast is a contraction of simultaneous broadcast, and refers to programs or events broadcast across more than one medium at the same time. ... The abbreviation FCC can refer to: Face-centered cubic (usually fcc), a crystallographic structure Federal Communications Commission, a US government organization Farm Credit Corporation/Farm Credit Canada, a Canadian government organization Families with Children from China, an adoption support organization Florida Christian College, a college in central Florida Fresno City... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... The 21st century is the present century of the Gregorian calendar. ...

WBUT has always been a locally-owned radio station since its beginnings, never having ownership outside of Butler County, and has only had three owners during its history of more than half a century. Morning show host Bob Cupp has been with the station for more than 30 years. Butler County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ...



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