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Why do all radio stations start with w?

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They don't. In the west (west of the Mississippi?) they start with K.
Not ALL do. This are applicable only in North America and codes assigned for different types of broadcasting - including commercial radio, and in different regions in North America.
When "radiotelephone" sets began to appear on ocean going ships, the operators pretty much made up their own identifications. As more ships came equipped, this practice soon became a major problem. It was then decided that transmitting and receiving stations be assigned call signs.
When land-based radio stations started up in the early part of the 20th century, the new Federal Radio Commission began to assign call letters- first in alpha-numeric variations (for experimental licensees) and three-and-four letter alpha identifications for commercial operations.
An international conference comprised of the major countries heavily into the development of broadcasting decided that North America would be assigned as follows:
"N" for U.S. Navy stations;
"W" for broadcast stations on the amplitude modulation (AM) band and later on the frequency modulation (FM) band east of the Mississippi River and "K" for those stations west of the river;
"C" would be assigned to stations originating from Canada;
"X" for Mexico
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