WMIN

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WMIN
WMIN-AM logo.png
City of license Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
Branding Uptown 1010
Slogan "Ring-A-Ding Radio"
Frequency 1010 kHz
Format Adult Standards/MOR
Power 1,700 watts (day)
240 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 161428
Transmitter coordinates 45°36′18″N 94°08′21″W / 45.60500°N 94.13917°W / 45.60500; -94.13917
Callsign meaning MINnesota
Former callsigns WPPI (2005-2008)[1]
Owner Tri-County Broadcasting
(Herbert M. Hoppe)
Sister stations WBHR, WHMH-FM, WXYG, WVAL
Webcast Listen Live
Website wmin1010.com

WMIN (1010 AM, "Uptown 1010") is a radio station licensed to serve Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, USA. The station is part of the Tri-County Broadcasting group and the broadcast license is held by Herbert M. Hoppe.

Programming[edit]

WMIN broadcasts an adult standards / big band / middle of the road music format, that they call "Ring-a-ding Standards".[2] Each song is followed by an announcement of artist and title.

Network news comes from Fox News Radio, at the top of each hour.

History[edit]

This station received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on September 27, 2005.[3] The new station was assigned the call sign WPPI by the FCC on October 4, 2005.[1]

In late August 2008, the station went on the air as WPPI, temporarily carrying the "i101" Modern Rock format that had aired on a subcarrier of sister station of WHMH 101.7.

The station was assigned new call sign WMIN by the FCC on December 2, 2008.[1] WMIN received its license to cover from the FCC on May 18, 2009.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. Retrieved June 10, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Retrieved June 10, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Application Search Details (BNP-20040130BAB)". FCC Media Bureau. September 27, 2005. 
  4. ^ "Application Search Details (BL-20081006AJB)". FCC Media Bureau. May 18, 2009. 

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