Frequency 1400AM (kHz)
1600AM (kHz)
1240AM (kHz)
Market Pioneer Valley, Massachusetts
Owner Saga Communications
Power see below
Format launch
Format dropped
Sister stations

WHMP (1400AM) is a news/talk-formatted radio station licensed to Northampton, Massachusetts, serving the Pioneer Valley area via three AM signals and an FM translator. The stationss are owned by Saga Communications.

The station simulcasts on the following signals:

Station Frequency City Area served Power
WHMP 1400AM Northampton, Massachusetts Northampton, Amherst 1,000 watts
WHNP 1600AM East Longmeadow, Massachusetts Springfield 2,500 watts
WHMQ 1240AM Greenfield, Massachusetts Greenfield 1,000 watts
W245BK-FM 96.9FM Amherst Northampton and Amherst 88 watts

Progressive talk programmingEdit

The three stations carry a full-time progressive talk format, with both syndicated and local hosts, including Stephanie Miller, Ed Schultz, Thom Hartmann, Rachel Maddow, Ron Kuby and Alan Colmes.


WHNP and WHMQ previously simulcast sister FM stations. WHNP was a simulcast of WAQY-FM (as WAQY, WMRE, and WPNT) until 2000 (it carried a promotional loop for Six Flags New England for several months after dropping the WAQY simulcast), while WHMQ repeated WHAI-FM (as WHAI) until 2001.


For Springfield, Massachusetts:

SP04 SU04 FA04 WI05 SP05 SU05
1.6 1.5 0.8 NA 1.6

NOTE: All subsequent ratings reports for the market have been embargoed by Arbitron.

Italics denote ratings under previous format

Source: Arbitron

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