WPMZ

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WPMZ
City of license East Providence, Rhode Island
Branding Poder 1110
Slogan "La Makinaria Imparable!"
Frequency 1110 kHz
First air date April 15, 1947
Format Spanish Tropical
Power 5,000 watts (day only)
Class D
Facility ID 4377
Transmitter coordinates 41°49′40″N 71°22′09″W / 41.82778°N 71.36917°W / 41.82778; -71.36917
Former callsigns WHIM, WWRX[1]
Owner Video Mundo Broadcasting Co., LLC
Website http://www.poder1110.com/

WPMZ (1110 AM, "Poder 1110") is a radio station licensed to serve East Providence, Rhode Island. The station is owned by Video Mundo Broadcasting Co., LLC. It airs a Spanish Tropical format.[2]

The station has been assigned these call letters by the Federal Communications Commission since November 1, 1995.[1]

WPMZ was known as WHIM from its inception in 1947 until the 1990s. It was the first radio station to employ Jefferson Kaye as an announcer; Kaye (then known as Jeff Krimm) would move on to stations in Boston, Buffalo and Philadelphia.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "Winter 2008 Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  3. ^ Fybush, Scott (November 19, 2012). NERW 11/19/2012: Jeff Kaye, RIP – and Erie’s new CHR. NorthEast Radio Watch. Retrieved November 19, 2012.

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