WNYC Trivia For the Ages
WNYC broadcast on shortwave in 1941 at 26.1 megacycles after the AM station went off the air at sundown, The call letters were W2XVP. Production and announcing were handled by Cy Blum.
WNYC's experimental call letters were 2XHB
during a brief trial transmission period in June, 1924.
WNYC-FM's first call letters were W39NY
in 1943 and the frequency was 43.9 FM.
WNYC's annual payroll in 1926 was $37,000
WNYC's main phone number in September, 1943 was WOrth 2-5600
. Ten years later it was WHitehall 3- 3600.