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WUUU
City of license Mandeville, Louisiana
Broadcast area New Orleans, Louisiana
Branding Cat Country 98.9
Slogan "Country's Latest and All-Time Greatest"
Frequency 98.9 (MHz)
First air date 1995
Format Hot Country
ERP 6,000 watts Expected upgrade to 25,000 watts
Class A
Callsign meaning U times three in callsign
Owner Pittman Broadcasting Services, L.L.C.

WUUU (98.9 FM, "Cat Country 98.9") is a Country music formatted radio station based out of Mandeville, Louisiana. The station, which is owned by Pittman Broadcasting Services, LLC., operates with an ERP of 6 kW.

Station History

The station signed on the air in 1995 as "K99 Continuous Country" as a class A station. In 2001, Gaco Broadcasting Corp. sold the station to Dr. Marcus Pittman, III. The station plays a mix of new and classic country with Bill Dutrey in the morning. In 2008, the station changed imaging to "Cat Country 98.9" with the slogan "Continuous Country Favorites".

Callsign History

The WUUU call sign once belonged to WNFZ-FM 94.3 back in the 1970s as an easy listening station in Knoxville, Tennessee. It was also used by WUUU-FM, 102.5 in Utica, NY which was an oldies station. This station is now operating as WUMX.

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