WMFT

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WMFT
WMFT-FM logo.png
City of license Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Broadcast area Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Branding Moody Radio South
Frequency 88.9 MHz
First air date June 13, 2005[1]
Format Religious
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 159 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 83088
Transmitter coordinates 33°20′19″N 87°21′32″W / 33.33861°N 87.35889°W / 33.33861; -87.35889
Callsign meaning W Moody For Tuscaloosa[2]
Affiliations Moody Radio
Owner The Moody Bible Institute of Chicago
Sister stations WMBU, WMBV, WRNF
Webcast Listen Live
Website moodyradiosouth.fm

WMFT (88.9 FM, "Moody Radio South") is a non-commercial educational radio station licensed to serve Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA. The station, which began licensed broadcasting in 2005, is owned by the Moody Bible Institute of Chicago.

WMFT broadcasts a religious radio format.[3] The station derives a significant portion of its programming from Moody Radio.

History[edit]

This station received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on June 11, 2002.[4] The new station was assigned the call letters WMFT by the FCC on July 13, 2004.[5]

WMFT launched regular programming on June 13, 2005.[1] The station received its license to cover from the FCC on December 22, 2005.[6]

This full-power station replaced a 10-watt broadcast translator that retransmitted the programming of sister station WMBV in Dixons Mills, Alabama.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NewsChannel Jan/Feb/Mar '05". The Christian Radio Homepage. Retrieved January 18, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Sitton, Philip A. (August 6, 2002). "Christian radio station may 'educate, edify and evangelize'". Crimson White (Tuscaloosa, Alabama: The University of Alabama). 
  3. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  4. ^ "Application Search Details (BPED-19960819MC)". FCC Media Bureau. June 11, 2002. 
  5. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  6. ^ "Application Search Details (BLED-20050513AAR)". FCC Media Bureau. December 22, 2005. 

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