WHMP


WHMP

Infobox Radio station
name = WHMP


city = Northampton, Massachusetts
area = Pioneer Valley
branding =
slogan = News, Information, and The Arts
frequency = 1400 (kHz)
repeater = WHNP 1600 East Longmeadow
WHMQ 1240 Greenfield
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format = News/talk
power = 1,000 Watts
class = C
facility_id = 46962
coordinates = coord|42|19|36.0|N|72|39|28.0|W|type:landmark
callsign_meaning = W
HaMPshire County
former_callsigns =
affiliations =
owner = Saga Communications
licensee =
sister_stations = WAQY, WHAI, WLZX, WPVQ, WRSI
webcast =
website = [http://www.whmp.com/ whmp.com]

WHMP (1400 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a news/talk format. Licensed to Northampton, Massachusetts, it serves the Pioneer Valley. It is currently owned by Saga Communications, and is repeated on WHNP (1600 AM) in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts (serving Springfield) and WHMQ (1240 AM) in Greenfield, Massachusetts.

WHNP and WHMQ previously simulcast sister FM stations; WHNP was a simulcast of WAQY-FM (as WAQYcite news |first=Scott |last=Fybush |title=New England RadioWatch |url=http://www.bostonradio.org/nerw/nerw-970118.html |work= |date=1997-01-18 |accessdate=2008-01-01 ] cite news |first=Scott |last=Fybush |title=The Big Get Bigger |url=http://www.bostonradio.org/nerw/nerw-970228.html |work=North East RadioWatch |date=1997-02-28 |accessdate=2008-01-01 ] , WMRE, and WPNTcite news |first=Scott |last=Fybush |title=NHPR Goes North |url=http://www.bostonradio.org/nerw/nerw-990521.html |work=North East RadioWatch |date=1999-05-21 |accessdate=2008-01-01 ] ) until 2000cite news |first=Scott |last=Fybush |title=WNSS Gets Funny, Utica Gets Buggy, Dodge Gets Arrested |url=http://www.bostonradio.org/nerw/nerw-001023.html |work=North East RadioWatch |date=2000-10-23 |accessdate=2008-01-01 ] cite news |first=Scott |last=Fybush |title=Martin-Trigona -- He's Back! |url=http://www.bostonradio.org/nerw/nerw-001030.html |work=North East RadioWatch |date=2000-10-30 |accessdate=2008-01-01 ] (it carried a promotional loop for Six Flags New England for several months after dropping the WAQY simulcastcite news |first=Scott |last=Fybush |title=What "Cooperation" Means |url=http://www.bostonradio.org/nerw/nerw-000602.html |work=North East RadioWatch |date=2000-06-02 |accessdate=2008-01-01 ] ), while WHMQ repeated WHAI-FM (as WHAI) until 2001cite news |first=Scott |last=Fybush |title=River Flows to New Home |url=http://www.bostonradio.org/nerw/nerw-010205.html |work=North East RadioWatch |date=2001-02-05 |accessdate=2008-01-01 ] .

References

External links

* [http://www.whmp.com/ Station website]
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