|Broadcast area||New London, Connecticut|
|Branding||Soft Rock 106.5|
|Frequency||106.5 MHz (HD Radio)|
|Translator(s)||99.5 W258BI (New London, relays HD2)|
104.5 W283BW (New London, relays HD3)
|First air date||December 24, 1992|
HD2: Country "US 99.5"
HD3: WSKP simulcast
|Owner||Red Wolf Broadcasting|
|Sister stations||WJJF, WSKP, WWRX|
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.
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; under this call sign, it signed on December 24, 1992. WBMW changed its city of license from Ledyard, Connecticut to Pawcatuck on August 22, 2013.
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.
|City of license||Facility
|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|
- Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 1999 (PDF). 1999. p. D-78. Retrieved February 27, 2012.
- "WBMW Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
- "wbmw Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
- online FCC reference for the call sign history of WLKK, which had the call WBMW from 1988 to 1991
- WBMW data
- WBMW in the FCC's FM station database
- WBMW on Radio-Locator
- WBMW in Nielsen Audio's FM station database
- Translator data
- W258BI in the FCC's FM station database
- W258BI on RadioLocator
- W283BW in the FCC's FM station database
- W283BW on RadioLocator
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