WPNE (FM)

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WPNE
City Green Bay, Wisconsin
Frequency 89.3 MHz (also on HD Radio)
First air date 1949
Format Public radio, Classical music, News
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 286 meters (938 ft)
Class C1
Facility ID 63060
Callsign meaning W-Public Broadcasting for NorthEast Wisconsin
Former callsigns WHKW (1949-?)
Affiliations Wisconsin Public Radio, NPR, American Public Media
Owner Wisconsin Educational Communications Board
(State of Wisconsin - Educational Communications Board)
Sister stations WPNE-TV, WHID
Webcast Stream
Website Wisconsin Public Radio

WPNE (89.3 FM) is a radio station licensed to Green Bay, Wisconsin. The station is part of Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR), and airs WPR's "NPR News and Classical Network", consisting of classical music and news and talk programming. WPNE-FM also broadcasts regional news and programming from studios in the Instructional Services building at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, along with sister Ideas Network station WHID (88.1).

The station signed on in 1949 as WHKW, originally licensed in Chilton. It was the third FM station in the Wisconsin Educational Radio Network, forerunner of Wisconsin Public Radio. It later became WPNE and moved to Green Bay.

Currently the station is the only one in Northeast Wisconsin which transmits an HD Radio broadcast.

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Coordinates: 44°24′35″N 88°00′06″W / 44.4097°N 88.0018°W / 44.4097; -88.0018