WACM (AM)

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For the West Springfield, Massachusetts radio station that held the call sign WACM at 1490 AM from 1983 to 2016, see WSPR (AM).
WACM
City Springfield, Massachusetts
Broadcast area Springfield, Massachusetts
Branding Kool Radio AM
Slogan Good Times Great Oldies
Frequency 1270 kHz
First air date June 1936 (as WSPR)
Format Oldies (WSKP simulcast)
Power 5,000 watts (day)
1,000 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 18717
Transmitter coordinates 42°05′24″N 72°36′11″W / 42.09000°N 72.60306°W / 42.09000; -72.60306
42°06′06″N 72°37′23″W / 42.10167°N 72.62306°W / 42.10167; -72.62306 auxiliary (backup)
Former callsigns WSPR (1936-2016)
Owner John Fuller
(Red Wolf Broadcasting Corporation)
Sister stations WSPR
Webcast Listen Live
Website koololdiesradio.net

WACM (1270 AM, "Bomba 1270") is a radio station licensed to serve Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. The station is owned by John Fuller, through licensee Red Wolf Broadcasting Corporation. It airs an oldies music format, simulcasting WSKP 1180 AM Hope Valley, RI.[1] Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, the station had a Top 40 format. Later decades, the station had a talk/news approach before its current format.

The station was assigned the WSPR call letters by the Federal Communications Commission in 1936.[2] On April 12, 2016, it changed its call sign to the current WACM.

On May 1, 2016 WACM changed their format from Spanish tropical (as "Bomba 1270") to oldies, branded as "Kool Radio AM" (simulcasting WSKP 1180 AM Hope Valley, Rhode Island).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 

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