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How to Listen

Listening to WCMU is now easier than ever before. Whether on-air, online, or on your mobile device, the latest news headlines, enlightening music, and thoughtful conversations are at your finger tips. 

On Your FM Radio

WCMU has eight transmitters, serving 44 of Michigan's 83 counties. They include:


WCML-FM 91.7 Alpena

WCMW-FM 103.9 Harbor Springs

WCMU-FM 89.5 Mount Pleasant

WCMB-FM 95.7 Oscoda

WCMZ-FM 98.3 Sault Ste. Marie

WWCM-FM 96.9 Standish

WCMV-FM 94.3 Traverse City

WUCX-FM 90.1 Bay City (Only from 3pm-5am weekdays; 6pm-6am Saturday/Sunday; and Noon-5am Sunday/Monday)

Current Transmitter Status

All WCMU transmitters are fully operational. (Updated 8/20/21)


Listening online has never been easier. You can use the player built into the top of this webpage, or click here to launch our player in its own window. You also have the option on both to select between WCMU and WCMU News & Talk.

Mobile Listening

There are many options available for listening on your mobile device, including using the player at the top of this page, or using our 'Listen Live' link at

You can also download the free WCMU Mobile App for your Apple or Android Device, which allows you to listen to both WCMU and WCMU News and Talk. 

Smart Speakers

WCMU is available on many smart speakers, simply by asking it to "Play WCMU." To listen to WCMU News and Talk, ask your smart speaker to "Play WCMU News and Talk."

Need help?

We are always here to help! If you're having any trouble listening, please click here to send us an email.