KNSU

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KNSU
City Thibodaux, Louisiana
Branding "91.5 KNSU"
Frequency 91.5 MHz
Format Alternative rock with some other formats depending upon program
ERP 250 watts
HAAT 45 meters
Class A
Facility ID 48825
Transmitter coordinates 29°47′29″N 90°48′07″W / 29.79139°N 90.80194°W / 29.79139; -90.80194
Callsign meaning NSU (Nicholls State University)
Former callsigns KVFG (until 1985)
Owner Nicholls State University
Website KNSU Website-Official KNSU Myspace page

KNSU (91.5 FM) is a campus radio station licensed to Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana. The station mainly programs Alternative rock aimed at a college aged crowd, however the station does also play R&B in the form of rap in some shows aired on the station. It claims on its Myspace page to be the "last totally student-run college station in Louisiana" [1]

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The station was originally known as KVFG, a 10 watt station broadcasting on 91.5 FM which allowed only for on campus and surrounding neighborhood area coverage. In 1992, The station was granted a construction permit which they used to increase coverage to the surrounding regional area and was licensed in 1996 as a higher powered 250 watt ERP and 45 meters of tower height station from their campus.

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