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Allegheny Mountain Radio

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Allegheny Mountain Radio or AMR is a network of full service, freeform formatted community radio stations broadcasting to portions of West Virginia and Virginia in the United States[1] The stations serve Pocahontas County in West Virginia and Bath and Highland counties in Virginia

This network is unique in that these are the only radio stations broadcasting from the three counties The area sits within the National Radio Quiet Zone NRQZ, which surrounds the Green Bank Radio Telescope in Green Bank, West Virginia[2][3] Due to the NRQZ and surrounding mountainous terrain, few out-of-area radio signals penetrate these counties

All stations in the network are owned and operated by Pocahontas Communications Cooperative Corporation

Contents

  • 1 History
  • 2 Stations
  • 3 Music programming
  • 4 Air shifts
  • 5 Public service education projects
  • 6 See also
  • 7 References
  • 8 External links

History

Logo used until September 2009 Logo used from late 2009 until early 2014

Pocahontas Communications Cooperative Corporation was formed in April 1979 as a non-profit organization to operate the community radio stations for educational and charitable purposes Financial support for AMR comes from individual donations, underwriting from businesses and grants

Radio transmission operations began in June 1981[4] WVMR 1370 is the only radio station operating within the inner core of the Radio Quiet Zone WVMR is also the only AM station in the Pocahontas Communications Cooperative Corporation network

In a span of three years, AMR's other stations went on the air In May 1995, the Monterey, Virginia-based WVLS launched, followed by WCHG from Hot Springs, Virginia in June 1995, and the translator FM station W278AL from Durbin, West Virginia in July 1998

During a "filing window" for applications for non-commercial educational FM stations, in 2007 and 2008, the Pocahontas Communications Cooperative Corporation applied for construction permits for stations in Marlinton, Hillsboro, and Franklin, West Virginia WVMR-FM was constructed and began test transmissions on October 6, 2010, with full operation beginning on October 26, 2010 WNMP was constructed and began test transmissions on September 27, 2011, with full operation beginning on September 30, 2011 Due to a lack of funding, and a lack of interest on the part of public that was to be served, WVPC was not constructed Its construction permit was allowed to expire on December 18, 2010

Stations

Call Sign City of License Frequency Wattage HAAT Coverage Area Founded Additional Information
WVMR Frost, West Virginia 1370 AM kHz 5,000 watts day only N/A Pocahontas County August 17, 1981[5]
  • Query the FCC's AM station database for WVMR
  • Radio-Locator Information on WVMR
  • Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WVMR
WVLS Monterey, Virginia 897 FM MHz 360 watts 445 meters 1,460 ft Highland County September 1995[6]
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for WVLS
  • Radio-Locator information on WVLS
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WVLS
WCHG Hot Springs, Virginia 1071 FM MHz 160 watts 429 meters 1,407 ft Bath County September 1995[7]
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for WCHG
  • Radio-Locator information on WCHG
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WCHG
WVMR-FM Hillsboro, West Virginia 919 FM MHz 550 watts −107 meters −35 ft Hillsboro October 2010
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for WVMR
  • Radio-Locator information on WVMR
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WVMR
WNMP Marlinton, West Virginia 885 FM MHz 1,000 watts −659 meters −216 ft Marlinton/Huntersville September 2011
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for WNMP
  • Radio-Locator information on WNMP
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WNMP
WDMT Marlinton, West Virginia 1063 FM MHz 60 watts 334 meters 1,096 ft Marlinton/Hillsboro September 2016
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for WDMT
  • Radio-Locator information on WDMT
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WDMT
W278AL Durbin, West Virginia 1035 FM MHz 50 watts −128 meters −420 ft Durbin/Bartow July 1998
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for W278AL
  • Radio-Locator information on W278AL
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for W278AL

Music programming

Allegheny Mountain Radio AMR has no set format, unlike most other radio stations in the United States

Music heard on the Allegheny Mountain Radio AMR stations varies from country music to rock music, and from contemporary hit radio to adult standards News broadcasts are updated throughout the day from a team of AMR reporters During the high-school football season, local football games are broadcast as well Allegheny Mountain Radio also broadcasts informational programming such as the local "Book Talk", which comes from the McClintic Public Library in Marlinton, West Virginia

In the late night hours, WVMR-FM, WCHG, WVLS, WNMP, and W278AL simulcast classical music formatted radio station WCPE

Air shifts

Most shifts are from one to two hours long, with the exception of the weekday morning and afternoon shows Morning Drive and Traffic Jam which run for, respectively, four and three hours

The one- and two-hour shifts are hosted by volunteers who are on the air only on certain days, while some DJs broadcast Monday through Friday

Public service education projects

Pocahontas County Communications serves the public and uses the radio station as an expression of the public's needs A recent project returned GD McNeil's "The Last Forest: Tales of the Allegheny Woods" back into print and created radio plays from several short stories within the collection Currently, Allegheny Mountain Radio offers a free multi-disciplinary curriculum The Last Forest for students 6–10, but it is seeing use in college-level applications[8]

See also

  • List of community radio stations in the United States

References

  1. ^ a b "Arbitron Station Information Profiles" Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings Retrieved July 8, 2015mw-parser-output citecitationmw-parser-output citation qmw-parser-output id-lock-free a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-free amw-parser-output id-lock-limited a,mw-parser-output id-lock-registration a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-limited a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-registration amw-parser-output id-lock-subscription a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-subscription amw-parser-output cs1-subscription,mw-parser-output cs1-registrationmw-parser-output cs1-subscription span,mw-parser-output cs1-registration spanmw-parser-output cs1-ws-icon amw-parser-output codecs1-codemw-parser-output cs1-hidden-errormw-parser-output cs1-visible-errormw-parser-output cs1-maintmw-parser-output cs1-subscription,mw-parser-output cs1-registration,mw-parser-output cs1-formatmw-parser-output cs1-kern-left,mw-parser-output cs1-kern-wl-leftmw-parser-output cs1-kern-right,mw-parser-output cs1-kern-wl-right
  2. ^ Sandy Hevener "Little Radio Station in Frost, WVa, Fills Big Gap" American Profile Retrieved 2016-01-29
  3. ^ Maryanne Reed and Ralph E Hanson, PI Reed School of Journalism, West Virginia University "Back to the Future: Allegheny Mountain Radio and Localism in West Virginia Community Radio" PDF HTML version in AEJMC archives Journal of Radio Studies, November 2006, V 13, No 2, pp 214-231
  4. ^ Pocahontas Communications Cooperative Corporation "WVMR, Frost West Virginia" The WELL Archived from the original on 1 August 2008 Retrieved 2008-08-11
  5. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 2010 PDF ProQuest, LLC/Reed Publishing Nederland, BV 2010 p D-588 Retrieved July 8, 2015
  6. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 2010 PDF ProQuest, LLC/Reed Publishing Nederland, BV 2010 p D-567 Retrieved July 8, 2015
  7. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 2010 PDF ProQuest, LLC/Reed Publishing Nederland, BV 2010 p D-566 Retrieved July 8, 2015
  8. ^ Welcome to The Last Forest

External links

  • Allegheny Mountain Radio Online
  • Allegheny Mountain Radio on Facebook

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