Friday, January 13, 2017


89.3 FM WUMD broadcasts with 9,600 watts from the (W) University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.  The station went on the air on this day in 1972 with a 10 watt signal emanating from a cafeteria closet.  At the time, they were located at  91.1 FM and carried the call letters WUSM.  For a really crappy 45th birthday present, UMass Dartmouth announced last week that they would be selling the station to Rhode Island Public Radio for $1.5 million dollars.  A "Save WUMD" Facebook page has been set up with information on how to contact the FCC and officially oppose the sale of the station.  

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