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Mar 16, 1922
WHD at West Virginia University received the state's first radio station license.
WSAZ (now WRVC) in Huntington was licensed.
Dec 13, 1926
WWVA-AM began broadcasting in Wheeling
Sep 15, 1927
WCHS of Charleston went on the air as WOBU with 50 watts
WHIS Bluefield broadcast the murder trial of Minnie Stull.
The West Virginia Network had been formed by radio stations WCHS, WSAZ, WPAR , and WBLK to pool special events around the state
Aug 15, 1946
The first FM station in the state, WCFC of Beckley, began broadcasting.
The West Virginia Broadcasters Association was organized
Nov 01, 1961
The first non-commercial radio station in West Virginia, WMUL-FM at Marshall University, began broadcasting.