Cullowhee’s Classic Rock Station

Power 90.5 is the broadcast service of Western Carolina University and serves the Jackson and Haywood County region of Western North Carolina, located between the Great Smoky and Blue Ridge Mountains. Western signed on its first radio station 70 years ago in 1948.

This is the view from the WWCU transmitter site atop Cutoff Mountain.
This is the view from the WWCU transmitter site atop Cutoff Mountain.

The station’s studios are located in the historic Old Student Union building on the Western Carolina University campus. Although the station maintains a classic rock format, on the weekends and after 6 p.m. it becomes home to a variety of specialty shows hosted by students, faculty, and staff.

Not in the area or can’t pick us up on your radio? No problem just click on the live player at the bottom of the screen!

Power 90.5 is a non-commercial radio station operated by volunteers from the student body, faculty, and staff.

Would you like to help?

Contributions to WWCU-FM to support equipment purchases and programming are encouraged and needed. Please make your checks payable to:

Western Carolina University Foundation
1 University Drive
Cullowhee, NC 28723

For information about endowments or major contributions please contact the University Advancement Office at (800) 492-8496

Contact Information -FCC Public Inspection File

Office:  WWCU, 1 University Drive, 233 Stillwell Building, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina  28723  828-227-7454

The WWCU public file is available at

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station’s FCC public inspection file should contact:  Don Connelly, Professor of Communication, 828-227-3851,

Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC’s online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or”

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