WFTE

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For the television station in Louisville, Kentucky, known as WFTE from 1990 to 2006, see WMYO
WFTE
City of license Mount Cobb, Pennsylvania
Broadcast area Greater Scranton, PA 105.7 Scranton, Pennsylvania
Branding WFTE Community Radio
Slogan Powered By the People
Frequency 90.3 MHz
First air date 2011
Format Community
ERP 3,000 watts
HAAT 29 meters (95 feet)
Class A
Facility ID 172918
Transmitter coordinates 41°23′09″N 75°24′07″W / 41.38583°N 75.40194°W / 41.38583; -75.40194
Owner
(Community Radio Collective, Inc.)
Website wfte.org

WFTE (90.3 FM) is a radio station licensed to serve Mount Cobb, Pennsylvania, and (105.7 FM) Scranton, Pennsylvania The station's licensee is Community Radio Collective, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization.

WFTE Community Radio aired live on the air in 2011.[1] With translator W289AU on 105.7 FM, WFTE Community Radio broadcasts to around 500,000 residents in the greater Scranton, PA area.[2]

Mission statement[edit]

WFTE's mission is "to create and provide high quality, innovative and community-oriented programming serving communities, information, and ideas that are ignored, suppressed, overlooked, or under served by the mainstream media." [3]

WFTE's programming is "dedicated to the progressive values of social justice, economic justice, human rights, multiculturalism, environmentalism, freedom of expression, and democracy." [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Durkin, Jessica (2010-08-21). "Room on the Dial: Group Wants Community Radio in Scranton". New America Foundation's Sustaining Democracy in a Digital Age Blog. 
  2. ^ Borthwick, Tom (2010-08-23). "WFTE – Community Radio". NEPArtisan. 
  3. ^ a b Rosen, Jake (2010-09-16). "WFTE: Community Radio". NEPArtisan. 

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