WBNW-FM

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WBNW-FM
City of license Endicott, New York
Broadcast area Binghamton, New York
Branding Now 105.7
Frequency 105.7 MHz
Format Top 40/CHR
ERP 35,000 watts
HAAT 174 meters
Class B
Facility ID 19626
Callsign meaning W Binghamton NoW
Former callsigns WMRV (1969–1991)
WMRV-FM (1991–2013)
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
Webcast Listen Live
Website radionow1057.com

WBNW-FM branded as "Now 105.7", is a class B Top 40 radio station in Binghamton, NY located on the dial at 105.7 FM. The station is owned by iHeartMedia, Inc..

History[edit]

The station, under the WMRV call sign, was named for the late entertainer and game show creator Merv Griffin, who owned the FM station, as well as its sister station, WENE. When Griffin and his wife, Julann, divorced in 1973, she retained ownership of the stations as part of the settlement. The station was a Top 40 station from its beginning until 2004 when it was flipped to Hot AC. In April 2012, the station was flipped back to Top 40. All personalities on the station at the time were either moved or let go, and replaced my out-of market personalities, with the exception of the afternoon timeslot. On March 11, 2013, WMRV-FM rebranded as "Now 105.7" under new call letters, WBNW-FM.

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Coordinates: 42°08′17″N 75°59′56″W / 42.138°N 75.999°W / 42.138; -75.999