WCWP (88.1 FM) is a college radio station broadcasting Classic Rock, Jazz, Sports, News and talk programming. Licensed to Brookville, New York, the station serves the Nassau County area. The station is owned by Long Island University and is located on the C.W. Post Campus of LIU.

CityBrookville, New York
Broadcast areaNassau County
Frequency88.1 MHz
First air dateOctober 18, 1961 (1961-10-18)
FormatClassic Rock, Jazz, Sports, News
ERP100 watts
HAAT58 meters (190 ft)
Facility ID38332
Transmitter coordinates40°49′0.00″N 73°35′49.00″W
Callsign meaningW C W Post Campus of LIU
OwnerLong Island University Public Radio Network
WebcastListen Live


In the spring of 1960, S. Arthur Beltrone '63 and Theatre Arts Professor Virgil Jackson Lee founded WCWP as a closed circuit radio station. The Radio Club of C.W. Post College was initiated at this time. WCWP first signed on the air at noon, October 18, 1961. Two years later, plans were made to extend the station's reach through a noncommercial, educational FM station. In January 1965, WCWP acquired new facilities, which were named after Mr. Benjamin Abrams, a pioneer in the communications industry.[1]


  1. "History of WCWP". LIU School of Visual and Performing Arts. Retrieved April 19, 2013.

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