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City of license West Springfield, Massachusetts
Branding "La Nueva (The New) Popular WACM 1490 AM "
Slogan La Dinamica
Frequency 1490 kHz
Format Spanish language
Power 470 watts
Class C
Facility ID 60390
Transmitter coordinates 42°05′55″N 72°37′45″W / 42.09861°N 72.62917°W / 42.09861; -72.62917
Former callsigns WTXL (?-1975)
WNUS (1975-1980)
WQXQ (1980-1983)[1]
Owner Davidson Media Group
(Davidson Media Station WACM Licensee, LLC)
Sister stations WSPR
Website WACM Online

WACM (1490 AM, "Radio Popular") is a radio station licensed to serve West Springfield, Massachusetts. The station is owned by Davidson Media Station WACM Licensee, LLC. It airs a Spanish language format.[2]
During the late 60s and early 70s the station aired a TOP-40 format under the callsign WTXL. Although it was programmed very well, it never achieved rating success due to the heavy competition from crosstown WHYN 560. Later, the station tried the NBC all-news radio format under the callsign WNUS.

The station was assigned the WACM call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on September 15, 1983.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 

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