WCCM (AM)

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WCCM
WCCM Impacto 1490 logo.jpg
City Haverhill, Massachusetts
Broadcast area Merrimack Valley
Branding Impacto 1490
Frequency 1490 kHz
Translator(s) 103.7 W279DH (Haverhill)
First air date March 16, 1947 (as WHAV)
Format Spanish News/Talk
Power 1,000 watts unlimited
Class C
Facility ID 49382
Transmitter coordinates 42°46′22.00″N 71°6′1.00″W / 42.7727778°N 71.1002778°W / 42.7727778; -71.1002778Coordinates: 42°46′22.00″N 71°6′1.00″W / 42.7727778°N 71.1002778°W / 42.7727778; -71.1002778
Callsign meaning call letters originally used on 800 AM; attempt at a Roman numeral for 800 (subtract CC (200) from M (1000) to get 800)[1]
Former callsigns WHAV (1947–2002)
WCCM (2002–2007)
WCEC (2007-2018)
Affiliations ESPN Deportes Radio
Owner Costa-Eagle Radio Ventures Limited Partnership
Sister stations WUBG, WMVX, WNNW
Webcast Listen Live
Website www.impacto1490.com

WCCM (1490 AM; "Impacto") is a radio station broadcasting a Spanish News/Talk format. Licensed to Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States, the station is owned by Costa-Eagle Radio Ventures Limited Partnership, a partnership between Pat Costa and his chief investor, The Eagle-Tribune.[2] WCCM also operates a translator station, W279DH (103.7 FM).

History

Logo as WCEC

From 1947 to 2002, the 1490 frequency in Haverhill, Massachusetts, was occupied by WHAV. WHAV changed call letters to WCCM on September 23, 2002. On July 30, 2007, the station changed its call sign to WCEC, and on April 3, 2018 to WCCM.[3]

Since 2014, the station airs Uri Berenguer broadcasts of the Boston Red Sox baseball team.

Translator

Broadcast translators of WCCM
Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license Facility
ID
ERP
W
Class Transmitter coordinates FCC info
W279DH 103.7 Haverhill, Massachusetts 26359 99 D 42°46′23.00″N 71°6′1.00″W / 42.7730556°N 71.1002778°W / 42.7730556; -71.1002778 (W279DH) FCC

References

  1. ^ Fybush, Scott D (November 2, 1994). "New England Radio Watcher: WCAP owner dies". rec.radio.broadcasting. Google Groups. Retrieved April 8, 2018.
  2. ^ "WCCM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ "WCCM Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.

External links

  • Query the FCC's AM station database for WCCM
  • Radio-Locator Information on WCCM
  • Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WCCM
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for W279DH
  • Radio-Locator information on W279DH


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