WFUM FM 91.1 Flint

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Simulcast of WUOM-FM 91.7 Ann Arbor

Slogan/Positioner: Michigan Radio

Format: Public: News-Talk

Web site: www.michiganradio.org

E-mail: visit web site

Major Network Affiliations: NPR, PRI

Power/Height/Class: 17,500 watts / 489 feet / B, directional

Broadcasts in digital/HD

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More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WFUM: 3/17/2011
  • WFUM-FM: assigned 3/16/1984

Call Sign Origin: Flint University of Michigan

On Air Date: August 23, 1985

Owner: University of Michigan

Telephone: (734) 764-9210

 

Notes/History:

  • 2004: Classical web stream dropped
  • 7/2000: Overnight Classical programming is dropped in favor of all News/Talk shows. Classical music now available 24 hours/day via web site.
  • 8/23/1985: WFUM is reborn on 91.1 as a satellite station of WUOM.
  • Late 1950's: WUOM gets a power boost to 115,000 watts. U-M believes WUOM's signal now is adequate for Flint and shuts down WFUM-FM to save money.
  • Mid 1950's: WFUM-FM is on the air at 400 watts as a repeater station for WUOM Ann Arbor. Broadcasting from Hurley Medical Center.
  • Mid 1950's: WFDF-FM donates facilities for 107.1 to U-M (Flint College)
  • Early - mid 1950's: WFDF-AM acquires the license for 107.1, call sign WFDF-FM. Station never went on the air as WFDF-FM.
  • Early 1950's: WAJL shuts down
  • 194x: WAJL is on air at 107.1 in Flint, not related to U-M. Station is 400 watts, broadcasting from the Mott Foundation Building.

 


 

Transmitter location:

Genesee County

 


 

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