WRMF

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WRMF
City of license Palm Beach, Florida
Broadcast area Palm Beach / Broward
Branding 97.9 WRMF
Slogan "The Best Variety of the 80's, 90's and Today"
Frequency 97.9 MHz
First air date 1957 (as WQXT-FM)[1]
Format Hot Adult Contemporary
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 411 meters
Class C
Facility ID 20436
Callsign meaning Richard M. Fairbanks
Former callsigns WQXT-FM (1957-1964)
WWOS (1964-1971)
WMUM (1971-1973)
WJNO-FM (1973-1980)[1]
Owner Palm Beach Broadcasting
Webcast Listen Live
Website wrmf.com

WRMF (97.9 FM) is a radio station broadcasting Hot Adult Contemporary music. Licensed in Palm Beach, Florida, USA, it serves the West Palm Beach, Florida radio market. Its studios are in West Palm Beach and its transmitter is located west of Lake Worth, Florida. The station has been a leader in the market for the past three decades.

Early in its history, the station was called Album Rock WMUM ("The Mother"). Additional former call letters were WQXT-FM and WWOS (Wonderful World of Stereo). The studios were located on Lake Worth Beach. The station was later sold to Richard Fairbanks and became WJNO-FM ("J-98") The station's call letters were changed to WRMF in January 1980, which are the initials of the owner at that time, Richard M. Fairbanks. WRMF is currently owned by Cobalt Communications, and was previously owned by Palm Beach Broadcasting, LLC.

WRMF plays a variety of today's hits by artists and bands such as Pink, Katy Perry, Maroon 5, Bruno Mars, Kelly Clarkson, and Lady Gaga, 1990s songs by artists such as Sheryl Crow, Matchbox Twenty, and 1980s songs by artists such as Madonna, Bon Jovi, Prince.

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  1. ^ a b FCC Call Sign History page. Accessed 2006-09-02.

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Coordinates: 26°34′37″N 80°14′31″W / 26.577°N 80.242°W / 26.577; -80.242