WUMY

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For the Memphis, Tennessee radio station that held the call sign WUMY at 830 AM from 2013 to 2014, see WGUE.
WUMY
City of license Turrell, Arkansas
Broadcast area Memphis, Tennessee
Branding Big Country 105.5/100.1
Slogan The Real Deal
Frequency 1180 kHz
Translator(s) 105.5 W288BJ (Memphis, TN)
First air date 1989 (as WPLX at 1170)
Format

Classic Country

Country
Power 5,000 watts day
3,500 watts critical hours
26 watts night
Class D
Facility ID 52906
Transmitter coordinates 35°8′31.00″N 90°8′6.00″W / 35.1419444°N 90.1350000°W / 35.1419444; -90.1350000
Former callsigns WWEE (1985-1987)
WPLX (1987-2012)
KXIQ (2012-2014)
Former frequencies 1170 kHz (1989-2009)
Owner Ronald and Terry Unkefer
(Memphis First Ventures, LP)
Webcast Listen Live
Website lovebigcountry.com

WUMY is an AM radio station in Turrell, Arkansas broadcasting in the Memphis, Tennessee market in the United States of America. Its frequency is 1180 kHz. WUMY broadcasts classic country & country music and is also affiliated with the Motor Racing Network (MRN).[1]

History[edit]

KXIQ replaced KKLV AM 1170, which was affiliated with K-LOVE. KKLV is now a separate radio station broadcasting in Salt Lake City, Utah.[2]

KXIQ moved from 1170 AM to 1180 AM on December 15, 2009.

On January 1, 2014, KXIQ changed their format from news/talk to classic country, branded as "Y 105.5" (simulcasting on FM translator W288BJ 105.5 FM), and changed their call letters to WUMY on January 15, 2014. On January 24, 2014, WUMY rebranded its station from "Y 105.5" by adding another signal branded as "Big Country 105.5/100.1" & changed its classic country playlist slightly, by dropping the older classic country from the 1970s and kept the 1980s, & 1990's Country and added early 2000's country and new country hits mixed in.

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