whose tagline is"Great Rock, Real Variety, 89 BSD"
is a 50 Watt radio station transmitting from the
former Burlington High School (now Karcher Middle
School) with studios located in the new Burlington
High School in Burlington, Wisconsin.
The station broadcasts a "AAA" format and is on the
air 24 hours a day, seven days a week. WBSD also
carries live play-by-play broadcasts of Burlington
High School sporting events. It is owned by the
Burlington School District from which its call sign
WBSD recently celebrated its 32nd anniversary under
the direction of Terry Havel. Havel was the founder
of the station which was originally broadcast from
a small storage room in the former Burlington High
School and limited to closed circut within the
school. Today, WBSD has a broadcast radius of
approximately 25 miles and can be heard worldwide
via the internet.
Burlington High School has a Broadcasting 1 class
that allows students to earn their FCC license and
their first chance of being on the air, a
Broadcasting 2 class giving students experience in
recording and producing radio shows, and a
Broadcast Seminar class that puts students in
charge of day to day operation of WBSD, even if the
station has difficulty covering the whole school
district with it's broadcast signal.