FM Technical Profile: WEUP
- Station Name:
view] Approximately halfway between Moulton and Hartselle,
south of Whites Dairy Road (CR-69), about a mile east of its
intersection with Kirby Bridge Road in the Neel community.
- Power (ERP):
- 11.5 kW
- Antenna HAAT:
- 492 feet
- 60 dBu protected
map, from the FCC.
Image of one of the station's bumper stickers.
Google Photos images of the station's studio and signage.
Street View imagery of the station's studios on Highway 53 in
- Hundley Batts,
Sr. & Virginia Caples
- This station,
originally WXKI, was spawned from (then) WHIY AM 1190 by a company
called Lawco FM, Inc. in 1992. Originally a class A with a
transmitter site northeast of town to maximize coverage of nearby
Decatur, the station and its AM parent simulcast with a country music
format until they were sold in 1999 to the current owners for
$775,000. After the ownership change, the station got a boost in
power and relocated to the present transmitter site southeast of
town. Also, the formats changed. The AM went gospel while
the FM picked up its current urban contemporary, along with the
WEUP-FM calls. WEUP (AM) in Huntsville along with some other
stations joined in a big northern Alabama simulcast of the format as