WMQM

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WMQM
City of license Lakeland, Tennessee
Broadcast area Memphis, Tennessee
Slogan "Memphis Quality Ministries"
Frequency 1600 (KHz)
First air date December 21, 2002
Format Christian radio
Power 50,000 watts day
35 watts night
Callsign meaning We're Memphis Quality Ministries
Former callsigns WKBK (1955-1979)
WKBJ (1979-2002)
Owner F. W. Robbert Broadcasting, Inc.
Sister stations WITA, WLRM, WNQM, WVOG, WWCR
Webcast Listen live
Listen Live Streaming URL
Website WMQM's Website
wwcr.com/wmqm.html

WMQM is an American Christian radio station in Lakeland, Tennessee (Memphis broadcast market), broadcasting with 50,000 watts day and 35 watts night at 1600 AM. WMQM is a sister station to shortwave radio station WWCR (World Wide Christian Radio). WMQM is owned and operated by F. W. Robbert Broadcasting, Inc.

History[edit]

  • In 1955, WKBK AM 1600 signed on in Milan, Tennessee operated by Milan Broadcasting Company, Inc.
  • 1979: Call sign changed from "WKBK" to "WKBJ"
  • 12/03/2001 WKBJ applied to relocate to Lakeland, Tennessee.
  • The application was granted when KJIW AM 1600 West Helena, Arkansas surrendered its license.
  • 02/26/2002 The FCC accepted the sale of WKBJ to WMQM, Inc.
  • 05/29/2002 The call sign is changed to WMQM (The "WMQM" call letters were previously assigned to AM 1480 in Memphis)
  • 12/21/2002 WMQM signed on with 50 kW at the new location in Memphis.

Additional technical information[edit]

  • Transmitter Type: Harris 3DX-50
  • Back-Up Transmitter: 2,500 Watts, Harris Gates-2
  • Antenna Info: 200' Tower Non-Directional

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°10′34″N 89°56′10″W / 35.17611°N 89.93611°W / 35.17611; -89.93611