Michigan Radio - WUOM - FM 91.7 - Ann Arbor, MI

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Michigan Radio is a service of Michigan Public Media, the public broadcasting company at the University of Michigan. Michigan Radio is: WUOM 91.7 Ann Arbor/Detroit WVGR 104.1 Grand Rapids WFUM-FM 91.1 Flint The stations of Michigan Radio are licensed to the Regents of the University of Michigan. Radio began at ... See more an at the University of Michigan in the early 1920s, when the University began producing programs for WWJ in Detroit. The University's strategy at the time wasn't to own stations, but to produce programs for other stations throughout the state. By the early 1940s, the University changed direction and tried to apply for an AM frequency. All AM frequencies were unavailable, so in 1944, Michigan applied for a station at 43.1 MHz in the experimental FM band. The Federal Communications Commission eventually granted a license to Michigan for 91.7 in the newly-designated FM band and WUOM began broadcasting from Angell Hall on the Michigan campus in 1948. The station moved into its new home in the LS&A Building in 1949, where it stayed until 2003. WVGR began broadcasting in December, 1961. WFUM-FM followed in 1985, serving the Flint area. (There was an earlier version of WFUM in Flint for a few years in the 1950's, repeating WUOM from Ann Arbor.) Michigan Radio was a pioneer in educational broadcasting, producing programs in the 1950s and '60s that were heard throughout the country on educational, and some commercial, stations. The station was a charter member of NPR in 1971. From its first days on the air, Michigan Radio's program service consisted of music, news, discussion programs, lectures, dramas and documentaries, most of which were produced in the station's four large studios at the LS&A Building. On July 1st, 1996, Michigan Radio inaugurated a new era, entering its second half-century of broadcasting with a news/talk format. Since then, Michigan Radio has grown to become one of the largest public radio stations in the country, with 451,000 weekly listeners to the stations (Fall 2005).

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what is the name of the author who wrote books about a guy who called himself a salvage specialist ???

Sept. 28, 2013, 8:44 p.m. GMT

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June 17, 2013, 3:29 a.m. GMT

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Play Superbowl Chair on radio, a song from utube video. Superbowl is in less than 1 week in New Orleans. It is nice to argue the fine points of why each team should win. However, Superbowl has a culture as well. The commercials, the people, the announcers and so on. Now there is a song that is becom see more... ing a part of that culture called Superbowl Chair.........................from West Bloomfield Michigan....I was student at Uof M when harbaugh was UM quarterback....... Song - Superbowl Chair - on utube. Search Superbowl Chair from utube. This would be a perfect song to play on the radio each day until the Superbowl.................... Just go to utube and type Superbowl Chair.. Country song and video. Come on over just sit anywhere.....but just don't sit in my Superbowl Chair. You may post link on your site as well if you want. Contact author if needed at fyio@comcast.net.

Jan. 28, 2013, 3:20 p.m. GMT

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how can i listen to the december 29, 2012 moth radio broadcast featuring al shorpton?

Dec. 30, 2012, 10:31 p.m. GMT

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Hey Npr! start referring to our president as President Obama instead of Mr Obama. You people are being disrespectful and if you start airing the President giving live speeches again i will start supporting you again. But not until both requests are full filled.

Nov. 18, 2012, 1:59 a.m. GMT

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Diane Rheme Show

Oct. 5, 2012, 1:49 p.m. GMT

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The Dexter Community Orchestra's free concert scheduled for March 18 at 4PM has been moved to Saline Middle School. It will be a benefit concert for Thursday's tornado victims. All are welcome.

March 17, 2012, 6:18 p.m. GMT

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Reception in Hartland, Mi has been very poor for the last two weeks. Signal stregth is very weak (same for 91.1 Flint) with the broadcast cutting in and out frequently. Do you have transmitter problems?

June 9, 2011, 8:33 p.m. GMT

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Sit back and enjoy Michigan Radio - WUOM now. It's a Public station originally from Ann Arbor, MI, United States.

April 23, 2010, 12:15 p.m. GMT

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