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City Franklin, Massachusetts
Slogan Power 88
Frequency 88.3 MHz
First air date September 29, 1975
Format Alternative rock/Classic rock
ERP 175 watts
HAAT 58.0 meters
Class A
Facility ID 15985
Transmitter coordinates 42°5′8.00″N 71°23′54.00″W / 42.0855556°N 71.3983333°W / 42.0855556; -71.3983333
Owner Dean College
Webcast Listen Live
Website http://www.dean.edu/

WGAO (88.3 FM) is a radio station broadcasting an Album Oriented Rock format. Licensed to Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. The station is owned by Dean College.[1]


On October 3, 1973, what was then known as Dean Junior College, applied for a 10-watt Class D educational radio station to broadcast on 91.3 MHz. The station was first issued the callsign WGAO on January 7, 1974, & first licensed on September 29, 1975. On September 24, 1980, it applied to upgrade to a Class A station by moving to 88.3 MHz & to increase power to 175 watts.[2]


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