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City Pawcatuck, Connecticut
Broadcast area New London, Connecticut
Branding Soft Rock 106.5
Frequency 106.5 MHz (also on HD Radio)
Translator(s) W258BI (99.5, New London, relays HD2)
W283BW (104.5, New London, relays HD3)
First air date December 24, 1992[1]
Format FM/HD1:
Adult Contemporary
Christmas music (Nov.-Dec.)
Country "US 99.5"
WSKP simulcast
ERP 12,500 watts
HAAT 141 meters
Class B1
Facility ID 55404
Transmitter coordinates 41°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
Owner Red Wolf Broadcasting
Sister stations WJJF, WWRX
Webcast Listen Live
Website wbmw.com

WBMW (106.5 FM, "Soft Rock 106.5") is an adult contemporary music formatted radio station during most of the year except during November and December when it switches to all Christmas music, WBMW is licensed to Pawcatuck, Connecticut and serving the New London, Connecticut area. The station is owned by John Fuller's Red Wolf Broadcasting, Brian Ram is Red Wolf's VP/Programming and broadcasts at 106.5 MHz with an ERP of 12.5 kW.[2]


previous logo

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]

A totally unrelated station which now has the call sign WLKK used to have this call sign from 1988 to 1991, and had a smooth jazz format.[4]

WBMW moved its city of license from Ledyard, Connecticut to Pawcatuck on August 22, 2013.


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