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|City of license||Lakeland, Tennessee|
|Broadcast area||Memphis, Tennessee|
|Slogan||"Memphis Quality Ministries"|
|First air date||December 21, 2002|
|Power||50,000 watts day
35 watts night
|Callsign meaning||We're Memphis Quality Ministries|
|Former callsigns||WKBK (1955-1979)
|Owner||F. W. Robbert Broadcasting, Inc.|
|Sister stations||WITA, WLRM, WNQM, WVOG, WWCR|
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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.
- 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
- Transmitter Type: Harris 3DX-50
- Back-Up Transmitter: 2,500 Watts, Harris Gates-2
- Antenna Info: 200' Tower Non-Directional
- WMQM official website
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WMQM
- Radio-Locator Information on WMQM
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WMQM
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