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History of WSDP

Check out these old pictures of WSDP staff and events.

February 14, 1972 Began broadcasting at 89.3 FM at a power of ten watts.
October 3, 1977 Exchanged frequencies with WEMU (Eastern Michigan University), with WSDP moving to 88.1 FM.
December 17, 1979 Increased power to 200 watts, in order to broaden our coverage area and increase listenership.
May 1, 1985 Began broadcasting with a stereo signal.
May 1985 Started offering scholarships to graduating seniors.
October 8, 1990 Joined the United Press International (UPI) Radio Network.
March 27, 1993 Named a Community Achiever by Canton Township.
May 11, 1996 Raised over $5000 during our annual radio auction and donated $500 to Community Hospice Services.
April 7, 1997 Joined the USA News Network.
February 21, 2000 Launched the first stage of our website.
April 5, 2000 Named Station of the Year by the Michigan Association of Educational Broadcasters for the sixth time in 11 years.
April 12, 2000 Website shortens address to www.wsdpradio.com.

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