WKNH

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WKNH
Wknh sign outside.jpg
City of license Keene, New Hampshire
Branding Keene 91.3 FM
Slogan "We Know New Hampshire!"
Frequency 91.3 MHz
First air date 1971[1]
Format College
ERP 275 watts
HAAT -118 meters (-386 feet)
Class A
Facility ID 6681
Transmitter coordinates 42°55′36″N 72°16′54″W / 42.92667°N 72.28167°W / 42.92667; -72.28167
Former callsigns WKSC
Affiliations Pacifica Radio
Owner Keene State College
Webcast Listen Live
Website http://www.wknh.org/

WKNH (91.3 FM, "Keene 91.3 FM") is a student-run radio station licensed to serve Keene, New Hampshire.[1] The station is owned by Keene State College. It airs a college radio format.[2] The WKNH studios are located on the third floor of the Young Student Center on the Keene State College campus.[1]

Programming[edit]

Music played on WKNH includes alternative rock, indie rock, world music, jazz, reggae, hip hop, hardcore, metal, folk, and other eclectic selections typical of college radio stations.[3] Longform programming includes shows news and commentary shows such as Pacifica's Democracy Now. The station's DJ content is predominantly student and local community member-based, with basic DJ qualifications being "if you are a Keene State College student, faculty member, or a member of the Keene community within driving distance [to the station]".[4] The station airs live performances of plays, bands and poetry on a regular basis, which is posted on the station's website previous to the events.[5] WKNH began streaming its programming live on the internet from its wknh.org website on January 1, 2006.[6]

Community work[edit]

In November 2012, WKNH released a compilation of rare and unreleased acoustic tracks called Give Some to the Starving Artist featuring songs from Max Bemis of Say Anything, Owen, The Civil Wars, and Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin among others. All proceeds from the compilation went towards the funding and continued operation of the Keene arts venue/collective The Starving Artist.[7] The compilation also featured songs from local artists along with album art created by graphic designers from The Keene State Equinox.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Ball, Melissa (October 13, 2005). "About WKNH". Keene Equinox. 
  2. ^ "Winter 2008 Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  3. ^ Bellardinelli, Nora (November 30, 2003). "Welcome to WKNH, your student-run radio station". Keene Equinox. 
  4. ^ http://wknh.tumblr.com/forms
  5. ^ Sylvia, Andrew (April 18, 2002). "Live Radio Poetry well received at Night Owl". Keene Equinox. 
  6. ^ Martorana, David (April 27, 2006). "WKNH finds international listener". Keene Equinox. 
  7. ^ http://wknh.bandcamp.com/

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