Nantucket Public Radio’s 89.5 WNCK Nantucket, MA has dropped its simulcast of Classical 99.5 WCRB Lowell/Boston and launched its own News/Talk/Classical programming. The new programming on WNCK will include Morning Edition from 6-10am, All Things Considered from 4-6pm, and Classical music at all other times. Both of the newly added NPR programs also air on WGBH’s “Cape & Islands Radio” service heard on Nantucket on 91.1 WNAN Nantucket. WNCK is co-located with commerical AAA ‘97.7 ACK-FM” WAZK as both stations are owned by groups led by Jeff Shapiro. Shapiro also owns 16 stations in New Hampshire and Vermont under the Great Eastern Radio banner. Nantucket Public Radio Inc of Nantucket, MA today announced that WNCK 89.5 FM will now be locallyprogramme...[Read More]
The first commercial radio station on Nantucket Island, MA has launched. After testing for a day with a loop of Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline” 97.7 WAZK launched at 5pm today as Variety Hits “97.7 ACK-FM“. Owned by Jeff Shaprio, who runs a group of stations in Vermont the stations is branding itself as “True. Island. Radio”.