WUMR

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WUMR
City of license Memphis, Tennessee
Branding U92 The Jazz Lover
Frequency 91.7 MHz
First air date 1974
Format Jazz
ERP 25,000 watts
HAAT 120.0 meters (393.7 ft)
Class C2
Facility ID 66625
Transmitter coordinates 35°9′17.00″N 89°51′28.00″W / 35.1547222°N 89.8577778°W / 35.1547222; -89.8577778Coordinates: 35°9′17.00″N 89°51′28.00″W / 35.1547222°N 89.8577778°W / 35.1547222; -89.8577778
Callsign meaning W University of Memphis Radio
Former callsigns WSWM (?-1979)
WSMS (1979-1994)
Owner The University of Memphis
Webcast Listen Live
Website wumr.memphis.edu

WUMR (91.7 FM, "U92 The Jazz Lover") is a radio station broadcasting a jazz music format. Licensed to Memphis, Tennessee, USA, the station is currently owned by The University of Memphis.WUMR is a section of the College of Communication and Fine Arts as part of the Department of Communication. WUMR is managed by a staff/faculty member of the Department of Communication with the title of General Manager. The station is staffed by students of the Communication and Journalism Departments of the University, but on-air broadcasting experience is open to all students, and even community volunteers. WUMR is a training ground for the broadcasters of the future, and has opportunities for students to learn many of the important technical aspects of the broadcast field, as well as learning how to speak professionally on the radio, and in public. The student staff of WUMR consists of a student Program Director, Production Director, News Director, Sports Director, Director of Underwriting, and Webmaster. WUMR is a non-commercial/educational station, and cannot air commercials, but as with public radio stations, WUMR can sell sponsorships known as underwriting. The range of WUMR is a 90 mile radius of Memphis, TN and the station can also be heard online through its Internet stream at wumr.memphis.edu. Comments and information can be referenced on Facebook.[1]

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  1. ^ "WUMR Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2010-04-01. 

WUMR Operator's Handbook 2011

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