|Format||News/Talk (Public)/Eclectic Music (Evenings)|
|Affiliations||National Public Radio, Public Radio International|
|Owner||Wichita State University|
First air date
|April 26, 1949|
Former call signs
|Municipal University of Wichita (former name of Wichita State)|
|HAAT||277.6 meters (911 ft)|
KMUW first took to the air on April 26, 1949, as a 10-watt station owned by "Municipal University of Wichita" (former name of Wichita State University). The station call letter name was derived from the first letters of the university name. It was the first noncommercial FM station in Kansas, second FM station in Kansas, and the first 10-watt noncommercial FM station in the United States.
In 1949, KMUW started at 10 watts. In 1962, it increased to 250 watts. In 1970 to 10,000 watts. In 1987 to 100,000 watts.
On March 27, 1981, KMUW dedicated Blake Hall at 3317 East 17th Street in Wichita.
On April 25, 2016, KMUW moved to 121 North Mead Suite 200 in "old town" area of downtown Wichita.
- Station information
- KMUW in the FCC FM station database
- KMUW on Radio-Locator
- KMUW in Nielsen Audio's FM station database
- Historical "After Midnight" / "Midnight Hour" (during 1980s, alternative college music show that was broadcast from 12 am to 5 am every night)
- KMUW After Midnight (R.I.P.) - Facebook
- Video of KMUW "After Midnight" Deejays - YouTube
- Audio of KMUW "Best of Midnight Hour" - archive.org