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CityPawcatuck, Connecticut
Broadcast areaNew London, Connecticut
BrandingSoft Rock 106.5
Frequency106.5 MHz (HD Radio)
Translator(s)99.5 W258BI (New London, relays HD2)
104.5 W283BW (New London, relays HD3)
First air dateDecember 24, 1992[1]
FormatAdult contemporary
HD2: Country "US 99.5"
HD3: WSKP simulcast
ERP12,500 watts
HAAT141 meters
Facility ID55404
Transmitter coordinates41°26′3″N 72°0′8″W / 41.43417°N 72.00222°W / 41.43417; -72.00222Coordinates: 41°26′3″N 72°0′8″W / 41.43417°N 72.00222°W / 41.43417; -72.00222
OwnerRed Wolf Broadcasting
Sister stationsWJJF, WSKP, WWRX
WebcastListen Live

WBMW (106.5 FM, "Soft Rock 106.5") is an adult contemporary music formatted radio station. WBMW is licensed to Pawcatuck, Connecticut and serving the New London, Connecticut area. The station is owned by John Fuller's Red Wolf Broadcasting. WBMW broadcasts at 106.5 MHz with an ERP of 12.5 kW.[2]


The station was assigned the call letters WVNL on August 9, 1991. On November 1, 1991, the station changed its call sign to the current WBMW;[3] under this call sign, it signed on December 24, 1992.[1] WBMW changed its city of license from Ledyard, Connecticut to Pawcatuck on August 22, 2013.

Prior WBMW[edit]

Two other unrelated stations have held the call sign WBMW. WJFK-FM held this call sign from 1985 to 1988, with a new age format, and WLKK held this call sign from 1988 to 1991, and had a smooth jazz format.[4]


Call sign Frequency
City of license Facility
(m (ft))
Class FCC info
W258BI 99.5 MHz New London, Connecticut 156163 250 53 m (174 ft) D FCC
W283BW 104.5 Bridgeport, Connecticut 15398 250 56 m (184 ft) D FCC


  1. ^ a b Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 1999 (PDF). 1999. p. D-78. Retrieved February 27, 2012.
  2. ^ "WBMW Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ "wbmw Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  4. ^ online FCC reference for the call sign history of WLKK, which had the call WBMW from 1988 to 1991

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