From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
WAMH 89.3 .jpg
CityAmherst, Massachusetts
Broadcast areaPioneer Valley
Slogan"Amherst College Radio, the modern sounds of modern Massachusetts"
Frequency89.3 MHz
First air date1955 (1955)[1]
FormatCollege Radio/Public radio
ERP130 watts
HAAT233 meters
Facility ID68222
Transmitter coordinates42°21′49.00″N 72°25′24.00″W / 42.3636111°N 72.4233333°W / 42.3636111; -72.4233333 (WAMH)Coordinates: 42°21′49.00″N 72°25′24.00″W / 42.3636111°N 72.4233333°W / 42.3636111; -72.4233333 (WAMH)
Callsign meaningAMHerst
AffiliationsNew England Public Radio
OwnerAmherst College
(Trustees of Amherst College)
WebcastListen Live

WAMH (89.3 FM) is a radio station occasionally broadcasting an alternative rock format. It is licensed to Amherst, Massachusetts, United States, and the station is owned by Amherst College.[2] Programming has included independent artists, news, college sports, and live local music. Since September 2015, when the college is in session the station splits broadcast time between student programming from 4:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. and a relay of NEPR News Network broadcasting at other hours.

The station is federally licensed (authorized by the FCC) and non-commercial, and is under the supervision of the Amherst College Board of Trustees.

WAMH broadcasts from an antenna adjacent to the WFCR tower on Mount Lincoln in Pelham, Massachusetts. Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems ratings as of January 2018 found that over 3,500 listeners tune in to WAMH during the 10 hours of student programming each day.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 1999 (PDF). 1999. p. D-207. Retrieved January 14, 2012.
  2. ^ "WAMH Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.

External links[edit]