WMBH

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WMBH
WMBH logo.jpg
Broadcast area Joplin, Missouri
Frequency 1560 kHz
First air date 1927
Format Urban Contemporary
Power 250 watts daytime
9 watts nighttime
Class D
Callsign meaning Where
Memories
Bring
Happiness
(slogan first year of operation)
Owner Jerry Tibbetts

WMBH (1560 AM) is a radio station licensed to Joplin, Missouri. It was founded in Chicago, Illinois, in 1926, later moving to Joplin in 1927. WMBH is the only station in the Joplin area to have a callsign beginning with a "W" due to its Chicago origins.

WMBH is the longest continually operating station in the Joplin area. The station is owned by Jerry Tibbetts.

On October 9, 2006 WMBH flipped formats from Talk/Sports to Urban Contemporary as "1560 The Beat".

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Coordinates: 37°04′10″N 94°32′49″W / 37.06944°N 94.54694°W / 37.06944; -94.54694