KMUW

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KMUW
City of license Wichita, Kansas
Frequency 89.1 (MHz)
First air date April 26, 1949
Format Public radio
ERP 100,000 Watts
HAAT 277.6 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 72364
Transmitter coordinates 37°45′01″N 97°18′12″W / 37.75028°N 97.30333°W / 37.75028; -97.30333
Former callsigns Municipal University of Wichita (former name of Wichita State)
Affiliations National Public Radio, Public Radio International
Owner Wichita State University
Website http://www.kmuw.org/

KMUW (89.1 FM), is a National Public Radio member station in Wichita, Kansas, owned by Wichita State University.

KMUW first took to the air on April 26, 1949 as a 10-watt station owned by what was then the Municipal University of Wichita, forerunner of Wichita State. It is the oldest noncommercial FM station in Kansas. It was a charter member of NPR in 1971. In 1994, the station became an affiliate of Public Radio International. It also broadcasts the BBC World News from American Public Media.

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