WFUV-FM to upgrade antenna


Soon more people will be hearing Fordham University’s WFUV-FM NY (90.7, The noncomm public radio station will be working to improve listener reception by upgrading its main antenna over the next several weeks, making its signal stronger in Manhattan and parts of New Jersey.  While construction on the antenna takes place, 90.7 FM (and all corresponding HD Radio channels) will be off the air from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM on weekdays from Thursday, November 5th through Wednesday, November 18th.  WFUV will resume normal broadcasting from 4:00 PM to 8:00 AM during these weekdays, while regular weekend programming will continue uninterrupted.  Throughout the entire period of construction, listeners will be able to hear regular programming as usual online at via streaming audio, as well as on iPods and iPhones with the free WFUV application. 
“This is something we’ve been working on for more than a year,” said WFUV General Manager Ralph Jennings. “The antenna upgrade is part of WFUV’s ongoing efforts to bring its broadcast signal to more listeners throughout the entire New York metropolitan area.”