Somerset, PA Travel DX Log

Log last updated: 3/13/19

Somerset, PA is in south-central Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Turnpike runs right through the area. I took a break at the Somerset turnpike rest stop on my way home from Pittsburgh in March 2019 and scanned the FM dial.

Radios used: Sangean HDR-14, Honda car radio

All information below is logged as first received.  Updates from subsequent visits are noted in red text after each station’s listing. RDS and HD Radio screenshots are added below as received from each station.

  • 88.3 WLVV Midland, MD, 3/10/19 2:02 PM, tropo, 30 miles, .49 KW, “K-Love” – ccm
  • 88.5 WYFU Masontown, PA, 3/10/19 2:02 PM, tropo, 52 miles, 16 KW
  • 88.9 WFRJ Johnstown, PA, 3/10/19 2:03 PM, tropo, 26 miles, 5.5 KW, religious
  • 89.3 WQED-FM Pittsburgh, PA, 3/10/19 2:03 PM, tropo, 26 miles, 28 KW, “Classical 89.3 QED’ – classical
  • 89.5 WVDS-FM Petersburg, WV, 3/10/19 2:03 PM, tropo, 56 miles, 10 KW, “West Virginia Public Broadcasting” – public radio
  • 89.7 WQEJ Johnstown, PA, 3/10/19 2:04 PM, tropo, 26 miles, 8.4 KW, “Classical 89.3 QED” – classical
  • 89.9 WVNP Wheeling, WV, 3/10/19 2:04 PM, tropo, 81 miles, 25 KW, “West Virginia Public Broadcasting” – public radio
  • 90.3 WAIJ Grantsville, MD, 3/10/19 2:04 PM, tropo, 21 miles, 10 KW, religious
  • 90.5 WESA Pittsburgh, PA, 3/10/19 2:04 PM, tropo, 59 miles, 25 KW, “90.5 WESA” – public radio
  • 90.7 WPAI Nanty Glo, PA, 3/10/19 2:04 PM, tropo, 37 miles, 2.1 KW, “Air 1” – ccm
  • 90.9 WVPM Morgantown, WV, 3/10/19 2:05 PM, tropo, 43 miles, 5 KW, “West Virginia Public Broadcasting” – public radio
  • 91.1 WUFR Bedford, PA, 3/10/19 2:06 PM, tropo, 32 miles, 2.5 KW, religious
  • 91.3 WYEP-FM Pittsburgh, PA, 3/10/19 2:06 PM, tropo, 55 miles, 18 KW, variety
  • 91.9 WFWM Frostburg, MD, 3/10/19 2:06 PM, tropo, 30 miles, 1.3 KW, classical
  • 92.1 WJHT Johnstown, PA, 3/10/19 2:07 PM, tropo, 26 miles, .58 KW, “Hot 92.1” – CHR
  • 92.3 W223AP New Baltimore, MD, 3/10/19 2:07 PM, tropo, 12 miles, .01 KW, public radio
  • 92.9 WLTJ Pittsburgh, PA, 3/10/19 2:08 PM, tropo, 61 miles, 43 KW, “Q92.9” – hot AC
  • 93.3 WQZS Meyersdale, PA, 3/10/19 2:08 PM, tropo, 15 miles, .63 KW, AC
  • 93.5 WLKE Gallitzin, PA, 3/10/19 2:10 PM, tropo, 43 miles, 1.25 KW, ccm
  • 93.7 KDKA-FM Pittsburgh, PA, 3/10/19 2:09 PM, tropo, 60 miles, 41 KW, “93-7 The Fan” – sports
  • 94.1 WQZK-FM Keyser, WV, 3/10/19 2:11 PM, tropo, 40 miles, 13 KW, “94.1 QZK” – ccm
  • 94.5 WWSW-FM Pittsburgh, PA, 3/10/19 2:11 PM, tropo, 60 miles, 50 KW, “3WS” – classic hits
  • 94.9 WOGG Oliver, PA, 3/10/19 2:11 PM, tropo, 33 miles, 1.65 KW, “Froggy 94.9” – country
  • 95.1 WYLE Grove City, PA, 3/10/19 2:11 PM, tropo, 110 miles, 19 KW, “Willie 95.1” – country
  • 95.3 WJPA-FM Washington, PA, 3/10/19 2:12 PM, tropo, 64 miles, 2.15 KW, classic hits
  • 95.5 WFGI-FM Johnstown, PA, 3/10/19 2:12 PM, tropo, 26 miles, 57 KW, “Froggy 95.5” – country
  • 95.9 WKTZ-FM Loch Lynn Heights, MD, 3/10/19 2:13 PM, tropo, 43 miles, 1.45 KW, classic hits
  • 96.1 WKST-FM Pittsburgh, PA, 3/10/19 2:13 PM, tropo, 56 miles, 44 KW, “96-1 Kiss” – CHR
  • 96.5 WKYE Johnstown, PA, 3/10/19 2:15 PM, tropo, 24 miles, 50 KW, “Key 96.5” – hot AC
  • 96.7 WKMM Kingwood, WV, 3/10/19 2:16 PM, tropo, 47 miles, .55 KW, “96.7 K-Country” – country
  • 96.9 WRRK Braddock, PA, 3/10/19 2:16 PM, tropo, 55 miles, 45 KW, “96-9 Bob FM” – adult hits
  • 97.1 WLIC Frostburg, MD, 3/10/19 2:16 PM, tropo, 29 miles, .14 KW, religious
  • 97.3 WPCL Spangler, PA, 3/10/19 2:16 PM, tropo, 37 miles, 1.75 KW, religious
  • 97.7 WLKH Somerset, PA, 3/10/19 2:16 PM, tropo, 3 miles, 3.5 KW, “K-Love” – ccm
  • 98.1 WFGY Altoona, PA, 3/10/19 2:17 PM, tropo, 51 miles, 30 KW, “Froggy 98” – country
  • 98.3 WPKV Duquense, PA, 3/10/19 2:17 PM, tropo, 60 miles, 3.7 KW, “K-Love” – ccm
  • 98.5 WYRA Confluence, PA, 3/10/19 2:18 PM, tropo, 15 miles, .75 KW, “Air 1” – ccm
  • 99.1 WRKW Ebensburg, PA, 3/10/19 2:18 PM, tropo, 32 miles, 50 KW, “Rocky 99” – classic rock
  • 99.5 WDZN Midland, MD, 3/10/19 2:19 PM, tropo, 28 miles, .75 KW, “99.5 WDZN” – classic hits
  • 99.7 WSHH Pittsburgh, PA, 3/10/19 2:19 PM, tropo, 60 miles, 17 KW, “Today’s Wish 99.7” – hot AC
  • 100.1 WVMD Romney, WV, 3/10/19 2:19 PM, tropo, 42 miles, .90 KW, “100.1 The Wolf” – country
  • 100.5 WDYK Ridgeley, WV, 3/10/19 2:21 PM, tropo, 26 miles, 6 KW, “Magic 100.5” – AC
  • 100.7 WBZZ New Kensington, PA, 3/10/19 2:23 PM, tropo, 60 miles, 14.5 KW, “100.7 Star” – hot AC
  • 101.1 WFGE State College, PA, 3/10/19 2:23 PM, tropo, 85 miles, 8.5 KW, “Big Froggy 101” – country
  • 101.3 W267CM Johnstown, PA, 3/10/19 2:24 PM, tropo, 26 miles, .25 KW, AC
  • 101.5 WORD-FM Pittsburgh, PA, 3/10/19 2:24 PM, tropo, 60 miles, 43 KW, “101.5 Word FM” – religious
  • 101.7 WCCL Central City, PA, 3/10/19 2:25 PM, tropo, 13 miles, .72 KW, “Cool 101.7” – oldies
  • 101.9 WVAQ Morgantown, WV, 3/10/19 2:25 PM, tropo, 57 miles, 50 KW, “102 WVAQ” – CHR
  • 102.1 WIFT Du Bois, PA, 3/10/19 2:25 PM, tropo, 74 miles, 28 KW, “Bigfoot Country 102.1 & 101.3” – country
  • 102.5 WDVE Pittsburgh, PA, 3/10/19 2:26 PM, tropo, 62 miles, 55 KW, “102.5 WDVE” – rock
  • 103.1 WKVE Mount Pleasant, PA, 3/10/19 2:26 PM, tropo, 32 miles, 4.4 KW, “103.1 KVE” – rock
  • 103.3 WKQL Brookville, PA, 3/10/19 2:26 PM, tropo, 74 miles, 10.5 KW, “Kool 103.3” – classic hits
  • 103.5 WLYI Burgettstown, PA, 3/10/19 2:26 PM, tropo, 86 miles, 19.5 KW, “Willie 103.5” – classic hits
  • 103.9 WKHB-FM Scottsdale, PA, 3/10/19 2:27 PM, tropo, 25 miles, 1.1 KW, “103.9 KHB” – rock
  • 104.1 W281AH Somerset, PA, 3/10/19 2:27 PM, tropo, 1 mile, .01 KW, “90.5 WESA” – public radio
  • 104.7 WPGB Pittsburgh, PA, 3/10/19 2:27 PM, tropo, 60 miles, 13 KW, “Big 104.7” – country
  • 105.3 WFRB-FM Frostburg, MD, 3/10/19 2:28 PM, tropo, 22 miles, 13.5 KW, “Big Froggy 105-3” – country
  • 105.7 WLKJ Portage, PA, 3/10/19 2:28 PM, tropo, 33 miles, 3 KW, country
  • 105.9 WXDX-FM Pittsburgh, PA, 3/10/19 2:28 PM, tropo, 62 miles, 15.5 KW, “X105.9” – rock
  • 106.1 WRQE Cumberland, MD, 3/10/19 2:29 PM, tropo, 30 miles, 5.4 KW, “Rocky 106” – classic rock
  • 106.3 WLCY Blairsville, PA, 3/10/19 2:32 PM, tropo, 37 miles, 2.4 KW, “Cat Country 106.3” – country
  • 106.7 WAOB-FM Beaver Falls, PA, 3/10/19 2:30 PM, tropo, 70 miles, 37 KW, religious
  • 107.1 WHJB Greensburg, PA, 3/10/19 2:30 PM, tropo, 24 miles, 2.3 KW, “107.1 WHJB” – classic hits
  • 107.3 WCOH-FM Du Bois, PA, 3/10/19 2:30 PM, tropo, 88 miles, 18.5 KW, ccm
  • 107.5 WBVE Bedford, PA, 3/10/19 2:30 PM, tropo, 26 miles, .37 KW, “107.5 B-Rock” – rock
  • 107.9 WDSY-FM Pittsburgh, PA, 3/10/19 2:21 PM, tropo, 60 miles, 17.5 KW, “Y108” – country