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City of license Bellaire, Ohio
Broadcast area Wheeling
Slogan "The Mighty 1290"
Frequency 1290 kHz
Format All Sports
Power 1,000 Watts day
33 watts night
Class D
Facility ID 3038
Transmitter coordinates 40°02′09″N 80°46′16″W / 40.03583°N 80.77111°W / 40.03583; -80.77111Coordinates: 40°02′09″N 80°46′16″W / 40.03583°N 80.77111°W / 40.03583; -80.77111
Callsign meaning Phonetically pronounced as "Whomp"
Former callsigns WTRF (1947-1959)
WTRX (1959)
Owner Keymarket Licenses, LLC
Sister stations WRQY, WSTV, WUKL

WOMP (1290 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a classic hits format. Licensed to Bellaire, Ohio, USA, it serves the Wheeling area. The station is currently owned by Keymarket Licenses, LLC

Originally known as WTRF, the station signed on the air for the first time in 1947 on both the AM and FM bands. Fittingly, the call sign stood for "Two Radio Frequencies." If briefly became WTRX then, in 1959, WOMP.

Also the acronym for World Of Mining Professionals, the world's largest electronic newsletter for the mining industry.

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