Who started VOCM?

VOCM founder Walter Banks Williams passed away at age 62 on September 28. From the beginning in 1936, until he retired two years ago, he was chief engineer. He then became a consulting engineer for VOCM.

Where was VOCM originally located?

St. John’s
VOCM was started by Walter Banks Williams III, and his father in the family home at 80 Circular Road in St. John’s. Williams was very interested in radio, and had attended training at the RCA and the Radio Training Schools in the United States.

Who owns VOCM?

Stingray Group
VOCM-FM is a Canadian radio station broadcasting at 97.5 MHz from St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. Owned by Stingray Group, the station is branded as 97.5 K-Rock and broadcasts a classic rock format, although some 1990s and 2000s rock songs have recently become part of the mix.

What station is VOCM Clarenville?

List of radio stations in Newfoundland and Labrador

Call sign Frequency City of Licence
VOCM-FM-1 100.7 FM Clarenville
CJMY-FM 105.3 FM Clarenville
CKSJ-FM-1 107.5 FM Clarenville
CFCB 570 AM Corner Brook

Can you get VOCM on FM?

Marystown | NOW ON 88.3 FM Our VOCM listeners on the Burin Peninsula have a new way of staying up-to-date on the latest news and current events around the province, as our Marystown frequency moves to a new FM position, 88.3.

What does VOWR stand for?

Voice Of Wesley Radio

First air date July 24, 1924 as 8WMC
Former call signs 8WMC (1924-1932)
Call sign meaning Voice Of Wesley Radio
Technical information

Who owns the Stingray group?

Stingray Digital is majority owned by Telesystem, Novacap and Boyko Investment Corporation. The company, whose headquarters are in Montréal, employs 200 people in its Canadian offices in addition to brick and mortar locations in Los Angeles, in the United States, London, in England and Tel-Aviv in Israel.

What station is VOCM on FM?

As of today, CHCM-FM can be found at 88.3 FM, supplying the same quality news and programming the region has come to know and rely on.

How do I request a song on VOCM?

You can email your requests to : cornerbrook@vocm.com or fill out the form below. Every Saturday morning we’re going to have two of your favorite songs go head to head, and YOUR vote will decide the winner.

What radio station is VOCM St John’s NL?

590 VOCM – VOCM – AM 590 – St. John’s, NL VOCM (Voice of the Common Man) is a broadcast radio station in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, providing News, Talk and Country music. Country Information News Talk. 420 tune ins AM 590 – 128Kbps.

What does Stingray company do?

A Leading Global Music, Media, and Technology Force Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, over 100 radio stations, SVOD content, 4K UHD television channels, karaoke products, digital signage, in-store music, and music apps.

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