|...from the Broadcast Capital of the World||Wednesday, May 24, 2017|
|Station Information for WBMP-FM|
|Station Address||345 Hudson Street|
New York, NY 10014
|Classification and Power||B, 6000W|
|Transmitter Location||Empire State Building|
|Contact||212-314-9230 or 212-314-9200|
studio line: 888-923-0923
|Station Staff||General Manager - Dan Bouloukos|
Program Director - Rick Thomas
Music Director - Nadine Santos
Local Sales Manager - Gary Blum
The first station on this frequency, WMCA-FM, went on the air on December 25, 1948, broadcasting until February 26, 1951, when it was sold to WHOM. WHOM-FM featured a variety of formats, including ethnic, background music, clasical, Spanish, and easy listening. WKTU (light pop format) ran from June 5, 1975 to July 29, 1978; WKTU (Disco format) 7/78-7/85; WXRK (Classic Rock format) 7/13/85 - 1/5/96; Alternative Rock format adopted 1/5/96, gradually moving to an Active Rock format.
WXRK adopted a CHR format on March 11, 2009 as "92.3 NOW", and the call letters were changed to WNOW on November 8, 2012. The station re-branded as "92.3 AMP Radio" in May, 2014, adopting the call letters WBMP on June 23, 2014.