WPFW

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WPFW
City of license Washington, D.C.
Broadcast area Washington, D.C.
Frequency 89.3 MHz
First air date 1977
Format Jazz, public affairs
ERP 50,000 watts
HAAT 125 meters
Class B
Facility ID 51255
Callsign meaning Pacifica Foundation Washington
Owner Pacifica Foundation, Inc.
Webcast Windows Media
Website www.wpfw.org

WPFW, an FM station at 89.3 MHz, is the Washington, DC station owned by Pacifica Radio. The station first went on the air in 1977. Aside from syndicated Pacifica programs such as Democracy Now!, much of its programming is locally produced and dedicated to jazz, blues, classic soul music and international or world music.

As a public station, WPFW is commercial-free and listener-sponsored.

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Coordinates: 38°56′10″N 77°05′31″W / 38.936°N 77.092°W / 38.936; -77.092