WROU is an Urban Adult Contemporary station in Dayton, Ohio. They were previously a Mainstream Urban outlet before the arrival of competitor "Hot 102.9" WDHT took over with younger listeners with its R&B/Hip-Hop format and stronger signal. WROU was Dayton's last locally owned commercial radio station before being bought by Radio One in 2003. It was founded in 1991 by Ro Nita Hawes-Saunders, a former personality on WDAO which was the first FM R&B station in the country. WROU is licensed to West Carrollton, OH.