FM Technical Profile: WAYH
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- Station Name:
- South of the
town of Harvest, east of Wall-Triana Highway and north of Nick Davis
Road. Just west of Huntington Ridge Road, off Weslin Cove
Road, atop the hill.
- Power (ERP):
- 3.5 kW
- Antenna HAAT:
- 670 ft.
- 60 dBu protected
map, from the FCC.
Text-WAY-FM Uplifting. Upbeat.
Read. song by
- More Information:
For the WAY FM network
Image of the RDS text display on an Insignia HD portable showing the
Radio Text and PS (call sign) fields.
Image of the RDS text display on an Insignia HD portable showing
WAYH's RDS as fed through translator W258AE in the Florence area.
Street View imagery for the WAY-FM studio on the Huntsville-Decatur
Highway in Madison, for the local WAY-FM station and repeaters.
- WAY-FM Media
- This station
came on the air in March 2003 as a replacement for a couple of
Huntsville area WAY-FM translators. The station's launch
almost didn't happen because of a GPS snafu with the STL
(studio-to-transmitter link). When planning to send the signal
to the transmit site from the studio, there was a hill in the way
that was not accounted for, due to the early inaccuracies of the
system. They had to rent a lift truck and elevate the dish
twice as high (80 feet!) as the tower that was on site to reach the
transmitter site northwest of Huntsville. The lift truck saved
the day, though, and the launch went off as planned. The station has
been the main WAY-FM outlet in the Tennessee Valley ever
since. It now serves as the originating station to multiple
translators all across north-central Alabama. In 2015 the
station got into the holiday-music game by going all-Christmas on 20