WAJH 91.1 FM

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WAJH (91.1 FM), previously known as WVSU is a non-profitable, audience-supported campus radio service licensed to serve Birmingham, Alabama. Owned and administered by the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, Inc, the station’s broadcast includes not only smooth Jazz but also the other music shows. Broadcasting from studios in Samford University campus, the station transmits signals from shades Mountain, Homewood, Alabama.


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About WAJH 91.1 FM:

In May 2018, WAJH 91.1FM, Birmingham’s only jazz-exclusive broadcasting station, was launched. The service has been devotedly playing Jazz ever since its inception. In the 1980s, it glorified the Alabama airwaves. Being Alabama’s Voice of Jazz, Jazz Hall Radio broadcasts both new releases and classic recordings with a locus on promoting Alabama artists. Besides this, the station also showcases the compositions of student musicians.

WAJH 91.1 FM

History:

The station signed on in 1978 as WVSU-FM. Its staff was Samford University students in the mass communication and journalism discipline, under the administration of a hired GM. WVSU became the flagship radio station of a newly established sports radio network of Samford University in 2007.
The Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame started running the station on 2/1/2018, under an agreement with Samford University. O 5/3/2018, the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, Inc purchased WVSU-FM from Samford University for $50,000. The new buyers altered the station’s call sign to WAJH the very same day.

Programming:

The Monday through Friday broadcast includes:

Tuxedo Junction, one-hour traditional Jazz presented Bart Groomswe showcases the latest and most famous original art form of America.
Jazz with Ben goes on-air each weekday afternoon with Ben playing great Jazz!
Afternoon Jazz with Saahara, legendary host Saahara Glaudé graces the airwaves during drive home hours.
Jazz With Andy
Smooth Jaz Top 20

The weekend transmission comprises:

In the Mood
The Spirit in Jazz
Vestavia Hill Baptist Church
Kim Scott’s Block Party
New Urban Jazz Lounge

Technical Details:

Operating at the ERP 500 Watts with HAAT 420 feet, the station is a class C3 FM service with facility ID 58757. With a non-directional antenna pattern, the service transmits an analog signal. Its predicted coverage ranges from 10-20 miles from local to remote neighborhoods, respectively. The FCC granted it the license to broadcast on 10/23/2017, which would expire on 4/1/2020.

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Contact Details:

Address: 1701B 4th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone Number: 205-327-9424
Email id: wvsu@samford.edu
Official Website: https://www.jazzhall.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AlabamaJazzHallofFame
Twitter: https://twitter.com/JazzHallofFame
Instagram: https://instagram.com/alabamajazzhall/