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City Trenton, New Jersey
Branding The Classical Network
Frequency 89.1 MHz (also on HD Radio)
(also on HD Radio via WYPA-HD2)
Translator(s) See list below
Repeater(s) See list below
First air date September 6, 1982
Format FM/HD1: Classical
HD2: Jazz "JazzOn2"
HD3: MCCC Student Radio "Viking 89"
Language(s) English
ERP 1,150 watts
HAAT 89 meters (292 feet)
Class A
Facility ID 41194
Callsign meaning WWFM (As in this station is FM)
Owner Mercer County Community College
Webcast Listen Live
Listen Live (HD2)
Website wwfm.org

WWFM (FM, "The Classical Network") is a classical music radio station, which is owned and operated by Mercer County Community College. The flagship station is licensed to the Trenton/Princeton area and operates from the West Windsor campus of MCCC. The Classical Network owns and operates WWFM, WWNJ, WWCJ, and WWPJ. It also broadcasts in the Philadelphia market on digital (HD) radio on 89.5 HD2.

The Classical Network offers exclusive specialty programs including The Piano Matters, What Makes It Great, Between the Keys, Kid on Keys, PostClassical, The Dress Circle, Sounds Choral, Well-Tempered Baroque, Distant Mirror, Half Past, In A Broadway Minute, The Lyric Stage, The Lost Chord, Picture Perfect, Bach at One, Celebrating Our Music Future, and Celebrating Our Musical Community. The Classical Network partners with prestigious music schools, professional ensembles and concert series presenters for concert broadcasts from Princeton University, Westminster Choir College, Manhattan School of Music, Columbia University, Mannes School of Music, Rutgers University, Temple University, Oberlin College, Northwestern University, The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, The Princeton Symphony Orchestra and The Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, to name a few.

The Classical Network is award winning, having won the 2014 ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Radio Broadcast Award for WWFM and for the program "Cadenza," produced and hosted by David Osenberg. In 2017 WWFM Artist-in-Residence Jed Distler won the ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Award for his WWFM program "Between the Keys." "The Piano Matters" host David Dubal has also been recognized with an ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Award as well as with a George Foster Peabody Award for his previous work in radio and as an author. WWFM hosts Rachel Katz and Bill Zagorski have been recognized with a New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists Award for the program "Vera's Story," a story of survival through the Holocaust. WWFM's Ted Otten and Michael Kownacky have been awarded a National Federation of Community Broadcasters Silver Reel Award for their program "The Dress Circle."

In addition to the radio frequencies listed below, The Classical Network and JazzOn2 are heard worldwide through Internet streaming at www.wwfm.org.

HD multicasts[edit]

WWFM-HD2 is "JazzOn2", which runs a traditional Jazz format. WWFM-HD3 is "Viking 89", MCCC student radio. WXPN's XPoNential Radio service airs on the HD3 when Mercer students are not on the air. "JazzOn2" is also on the HD2 channel of WWNJ.

Other Classical Network stations[edit]

Call sign Frequency City of license ERP
Class FCC info
WWCJ 89.1 FM (HD) Cape May, New Jersey 13,500 B1 FCC
WWNJ 91.1 FM (HD) Toms River Township, New Jersey 5,800 A FCC
WWPJ 89.5 FM Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania 100 A FCC


Broadcast translators of WWFM
Call sign Frequency
City of license ERP
Class FCC info
K216FW 91.1 FM Steamboat Springs, Colorado 10 D FCC
W224AU 92.7 FM Allentown, Pennsylvania 8 D FCC
W245AC 96.9 FM Harmony Township, New Jersey 10 D FCC
Broadcast translators of WWPJ
Call sign Frequency
City of license ERP
Class FCC info
W226AA 93.1 FM Easton, Pennsylvania 150 D FCC

The Classical Network on HD2 in Philadelphia region[edit]

The Classical Network's programming is also available on the HD2 channel of WYPA in Cherry Hill, New Jersey on 89.5 HD2.


External links[edit]

Other station data

Coordinates: 40°15′29″N 74°38′56″W / 40.258°N 74.649°W / 40.258; -74.649