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1949 in radio

List of years in radio (table)
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The year 1949 saw a number of significant events in radio broadcasting history.



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  • February 22 – KWPC-FM (99.7 FM) of Muscatine, Iowa, with a broadcasting power of 3,000 watts, signs on the air as a sister station of KWPC-AM (860 AM). Studios are located on the outskirts of Muscatine.
  • June 26 – WWON-FM/105.5-Woonsocket, Rhode Island, begins broadcasting at 390 watts. It is the sister station of WWON/1240 in the same community.
  • December 11 – KALA/1400-Sitka, Alaska, begins broadcasting. The owner is Baranof Enterprises.
  • December 22 – WPEP/1570-Taunton, Massachusetts, begins broadcasting from studios atop the Roseland Ballroom, north of downtown Taunton.
  • February 15 - Actress Patricia Ryan died at her home. She was stricken with a severe headache the night before while performing in a broadcast of Cavalcade of America, and her husband found her dead the next morning.
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