WLPZ-LP

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WLPZ-LP
City Leominster, Massachusetts
Broadcast area Leominster, Massachusetts
Frequency 95.1 MHz
First air date January 26, 2017 (2017-01-26)
Format Community radio
ERP 21 watts
HAAT 64.2 meters (211 ft)
Class L1
Facility ID 195191
Transmitter coordinates 42°32′16.00″N 71°43′33.00″W / 42.5377778°N 71.7258333°W / 42.5377778; -71.7258333Coordinates: 42°32′16.00″N 71°43′33.00″W / 42.5377778°N 71.7258333°W / 42.5377778; -71.7258333
Owner City of Leominster

WLPZ-LP (95.1 FM) is a community radio station licensed to Leominster, Massachusetts and serves the Leominster area. Its broadcast license is held by the City of Leominster.

History

This station received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on January 31, 2014.[1] The new station was assigned the WLPZ-LP call sign by the FCC on March 11, 2016.[2] The station received its license to cover from the FCC on January 26, 2017;[3] it signed on the same day[4] with a 45-minute test broadcast hosted by Leominster mayor Dean Mazzarella.[5] The studios are located in the city's Gallagher Building.[4] WLPZ's community radio format was described by Mazzarella as "information, fun and entertainment in the community;" emergency information is also broadcast by the station.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Application Search Details (BNPL-20131113ABW)". FCC Media Bureau. January 31, 2014. Retrieved March 2, 2017.
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". CDBS Public Access Database. FCC Media Bureau. March 11, 2016. Retrieved March 2, 2017.
  3. ^ "Application Search Details (BLL-20170125AHC)". FCC Media Bureau. January 26, 2017. Retrieved March 2, 2017.
  4. ^ a b Jasinski, Peter (January 26, 2017). "WLPZ hits the airwaves today, and local broadcasters are invited to join in". Sentinel & Enterprise. Retrieved March 2, 2017.
  5. ^ a b Dore, David (February 2, 2017). "Live, from Leominster, it's WLPZ". Leominster Champion. Retrieved January 1, 2018.

External links

  • Query the FCC's FM station database for WLPZ
  • Radio-Locator information on WLPZ-LP
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WLPZ


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