Here are some frequently-asked
questions concerning WVUV-FM...
Q: How is V103 connected with 93KHJ?
A: V103 is owned by by South Seas Broadcasting, Inc., an American Samoa
corporation. South Seas Broadcasting also owns 93KHJ (KKHJ-FM), Island Television (KKHJ-TV/Channel
30/Cable 10) and the Island Info Channel (Cable 13).
Q: Why do you call the
A: It sounds cool!
Q: How can my business
advertise on V103?
A: Call us at 684-633-7793. Advertising on V103 is an economical way to
generate more sales at your place of business. (See "Advertise on V103" on the menu bar at
Q: My church is having
a bake sale. Can you announce it on-air for us?
A: V103 provides a limited number of free Public Service Announcements for
qualified non-profit organizations. If you are engaged in a not-for-profit event and are not paying to
advertise in any other media, you may qualify for free announcements. See "PSAs" (on the menu bar above) for
Q: I play in a band. How can we get our songs played on
A: If the music is Samoan or Polynesian, we'd love to hear it. Drop a CD by
the station. If we like it, chances are we'll play it.
Q: How do I get to be a DJ?
A: It's not as easy as you think. Having a good voice helps, but it's also
necessary to have a fun personality and the ability to relate with people. Unlike the "old days", there are
very few live DJs spinning records, so the job opportunities are limited. But, if you think you have what it
takes, send us your resume. (See "Employment Opportunities" on the menu bar
Q: Are all the DJs on
V103 actually in Pago Pago?
A: Yes, all V103 announcers are local people. However, some of our regular
programming is what we call "pre-produced."
Q: Since all radio stations west of the
Mississippi River have call-signs that start with a "K", how did the station get WVUV as a
A: WVUV-AM's history dates from World War II, during which it was part of "the
Coconut Wireless" network, all of which had call-signs starting with a "W." All but WVUV were disbanded after
the war. Today, WVUV has the distinction of being the farthwest west "W" call-sign in the U.S. and the only "W"
call-sign in the Pacific.
Q: Where is WVUV
A: Our studio facility is in Pago Plaza, in the same location as 93KHJ. Our
transmitting facility is atop Mt. Oletele, overlooking Tafuna.