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City Washington, D.C.
Broadcast area Metropolitan Washington
Slogan Your Station for Jazz & Justice
Frequency 89.3 MHz
First air date February 28, 1977 (41 years ago) (1977-02-28)
Format Jazz, Public Radio
ERP 50,000 watts
HAAT 125 meters
Class B
Facility ID 51255
Callsign meaning Pacifica Foundation Washington
Affiliations Pacifica Radio
Owner Pacifica Foundation
Webcast [1]
Website www.wpfwfm.org

WPFW, an FM station at 89.3 MHz, is the Washington, DC station owned by the Pacifica Foundation. The station first went on the air in 1977. Aside from syndicated Pacifica programs such as Democracy Now!, much of its programming is locally produced and dedicated to jazz, blues, classic soul music and international or world music.

As a public station, WPFW is commercial-free and listener-sponsored.

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Coordinates: 38°56′10″N 77°05′31″W / 38.936°N 77.092°W / 38.936; -77.092