WHHB

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WHHB
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City of license Holliston, Massachusetts
Broadcast area Boston, Massachusetts
Slogan Voice of the Panthers
Frequency 99.9 MHz
Format Variety
ERP 17 watts, Stereo
HAAT 62 meters
Class D
Facility ID 27476
Transmitter coordinates 42°12′42.00″N 71°26′36.00″W / 42.2116667°N 71.4433333°W / 42.2116667; -71.4433333
Owner Holliston High School
Website Holliston.k12.ma.us/high/hhs.htm

WHHB (99.9 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Variety format. Licensed to Holliston, Massachusetts, USA, the station serves the Boston area. The station is currently owned by Holliston High School.[1] Music from various genres is played during the shows, such as metal, rock, hip-hop, classic rock, and oldies. Some shows also include pithy, hard-hitting running commentary on local, national, and international topics.

Founded in 1971 by William P Curboy, Donald LeFebvre, John McColgan, John Pacitto, and John Shannahan. WHHB is one of a dying breed of completely student-operated, educational radio stations in the US. It currently operates only during weekdays from 2-10 with various 2-hour time slots run by different students. There are also half-hour morning slots usually contained by one to two shows, and during its Spring '06 season, approximately 106 students applied for shows, causing weekend slots to appear for that season. Since then such measures have been unnecessary as there have not such a large amount of students. Although there has been speculation for adding automated programming after hours, the Barnstable station WQRC can be heard usually after the station is off air. WHHB range is not a perfect circle since the transmitting antenna shares the same tower as other radio equipment. It has been reached by listeners as far as downtown Framingham, Southboro and even Wellesley.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WHHB Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 

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