WIMT

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WIMT
City of license Lima, Ohio
Branding T-102
Slogan Today's Country and Your All-Time Favorites" "Lima's Home for Today's Country"
Frequency 102.1 (MHz)
Format Country
ERP 11,000 watts
HAAT 323 meters
Class B
Transmitter coordinates 40°38′03″N 84°12′29″W / 40.63417°N 84.20806°W / 40.63417; -84.20806
Owner Clear Channel Communications
Website http://www.t102.com

WIMT ("American Country T-102") is a commercial FM radio station licensed to Lima, Ohio, operating at 102.1 MHz with a Country format. Its studios and offices are located on West Market Street in Lima, with its transmitter located just outside of Buckland, between Wapakoneta and Lima.

Early history[edit]

Originally WIMA-FM was a simulcast of WIMA (AM) until 1973 when FM programming became separate as "Country Lovin' WIMA-FM." At first the format was automated and in mono but switched to stereo and live personalities in 1979. It became known briefly as WIQA "Q-102" in 1981 but switched again one year later to the present call letters. T-102 was once home to the 9th ranked best on-air personality in the United States, Gordy Price (1949-2009). His style is still used on this station to this day.

Station Ownership[edit]

1954 - 1964 OHIO STATE BROADCASTING -- also owned WIMA-AM in Lima

1964 - 1980 NORTHWEST OHIO BROADCASTING -- co-owned WIMA-AM / WLOK-TV Lima, WNDH-AM / WNDH-FM Napoleon

1980 - 1986 OHIO BROADCASTING LLC -- co-owned WSOM-AM / WSOM-FM Youngstown, WSTK-AM / WSTK-FM Canton

1986 - 1998 LIMA TELECASTING -- bought or purchased WMLX-FM and WBUK-FM Lima

1998 - 2000 JACOR COMMUNICATIONS -- owned multiple markets across the country

2000 - CLEAR CHANNEL COMMUNICATIONS -- owns 800+ radio stations across the country

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