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WHPC
CityGarden City, New York
Broadcast areaNassau County, New York
Frequency90.3 MHz (HD Radio)
Branding90.3 WHPC
Programming
Language(s)English
FormatVariety
Ownership
OwnerNassau Community College
History
First air date
October 27, 1972; 49 years ago (1972-10-27)
Call sign meaning
Helping People Communicate
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID47429
ClassA
ERP
  • 500 watts (analog)
  • 50 watts (digital)
HAAT65 meters (213 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
40°43′47″N 73°35′33″W / 40.72972°N 73.59250°W / 40.72972; -73.59250Coordinates: 40°43′47″N 73°35′33″W / 40.72972°N 73.59250°W / 40.72972; -73.59250
Links
Public license information
Profile
LMS
WebcastListen live
Websitewww.nccradio.org Edit this at Wikidata

WHPC (90.3 FM) is a non-commercial radio station licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to Garden City, New York. The station is owned and operated by Nassau Community College, and began broadcasting on October 27, 1972.

WHPC was nominated for "Best College Radio Station" at the 2019 National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Awards, the only Community College radio station to receive the honor that year.[1]

WHPC won three awards at the 2018 Intercollegiate Broadcasting System awards: Best On-Air Schedule, Best Sports Report, and Best Training Manual.[2]

WHPC won five awards at the 2019 Intercollegiate Broadcasting System awards: Best Community College radio station in the NATION, Best Morning Show (for “The Nassau Morning Madhouse”), Best Artist/Celebrity Interview (Herb Alpert, interview by Michael Anthony), Best On-Air Schedule, and Best Public Affairs Show (Your Family's Health).[3]

WHPC won seven awards at the 2021 Intercollegiate Broadcasting System awards: Best Community College radio station in the NATION, the Abraham & Borst Best Overall College Radio Station, Best Morning Show (for “The Nassau Morning Madhouse”), Best Station ID, Best Underwriting Announcement, Best Use of Social Media, and Best College Radio Station Advisor (Shawn Novatt.)[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "2019 NAB Marconi Radio Award Finalists Announced | NAB Newsroom". www.nab.org. Retrieved 2020-10-27.
  2. ^ IBS 2018 College Award Winners
  3. ^ IBS 2019 College Award Winners
  4. ^ IBS 2021 College Award Winners