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Station Information for WKCR-FM
FM Frequency 89.9
Station Address Columbia University
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
Classification and Power B1, 630W
Transmitter Location 4 Times Square
Contact 212-854-9920
Station Staff Station Manager - Emi Noguchi
Program Director - Nicholas Wong
Format Variety - Music
Sports Coverage Columbia Sports
Owner Columbia University
History Initially broadcasting on the Columbia University campus as CURC, named for the "Columbia University Radio Club", in 1941. The call letters WKCR were adopted in 1947, and off-campus broadcasting on the 89.9 FM frequency began in 1956.
Comments WKCR, which transmitted from the World Trade Center between 1985 and September 11, 2001, broadcast at low power from the Columbia University area until September 12, 2003, when its transmitter at 4 Times Square went into service.

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