WTMY

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WTMY
City of license Sarasota, Florida
Broadcast area Sarasota, Florida
Slogan The Home of the Greatest Music Ever Made
Frequency 1280 kHz
Format Big Band/Adult Standards
Power 300 watts day
100 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 51440
Transmitter coordinates 27°21′21.00″N 82°29′13.00″W / 27.3558333°N 82.4869444°W / 27.3558333; -82.4869444
Former callsigns WYND[1] (1960-?)
WWZZ (to 1988)
WSGX (1988-1991)
Owner Southwest Florida Radio Broadcasting, LLC.
Webcast www.wtmyradio.com
Website [2]

WTMY is an AM radio station in Southwest Florida broadcasting a big band/adult standards format at 1280 AM.

Licensed to Sarasota, Florida, USA, the station is owned and operated by Southwest Florida Radio Broadcasting LLC, and streams its broadcasts online at 1280 online.

History[edit]

The station signed on in December 1960 as WYND, operated by Kelsey Hutchinson of Gulf Coast Broadcasting.[2] On Nov. 1, 1966 [3] it switched to a top 40 format called Surf Row Radio. It has had different call letters over the years, including WWZZ and WSGX.[4] In 2011, the station became a Fox Sports affiliate.

In October 2013, the station changed its format to big bands and American standards. On-air staff are Eugene Dolan, Doug Miles, Smilin' Lou Powers. Shows: "Big Band Wakeup Call", "Sunshine Music Memories with Smilin' Lou Powers", "Big Band Files with Doug Miles", "Sounds of Sinatra" with Sid Mark, "Milkman's Serenade" with Eugene Dolan, "Those Were the Days" with Danny Lane, "Swing Street" with Kevin Hayes, Artist Spotlight with Doug Miles, contributor Don Henderson, "Your Hit Parade" with Bea Wain and Andre Baruch, Old Time Radio Classics with Will Rogers.

"Artist Spotlight with Doug Miles" interviews available at Doug Miles Guests include: Cynthia Sayer, Liz Callaway, Dick Hyman, Patti LuPone, Steve Lawrence, John O’Hurley, Jack Jones, Sandy Stewart, Judy Carmichael, Linda Purl, Sid Mark, Audrey Landers, Deana Martin, Larry Kane, Mark Russell, Stephanie Trick, Kitt Moran, Julie Budd, Ann Hampton Callaway, Dennis Bono.

Studios are at 1956 Main St. Sarasota and the transmitter is located on City Island near Longboat Key in Sarasota, Florida.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=888&dat=19601102&id=Fz9SAAAAIBAJ&sjid=H3kDAAAAIBAJ&pg=7302,502869
  3. ^ "Sarasota Herald Tribune". Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  4. ^ http://www.radioyears.com/other/details.cfm?id=1314

Doug Miles

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