WHMX

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WHMX
CityLincoln, Maine
Broadcast areaNorthern and Downeast Maine area
Slogan105.7 Solution FM
Frequency105.7 MHz
First air dateApril 1, 1975 (as WLKN-FM)
FormatContemporary Christian
ERP48,000 watts
HAAT142.0 meters
ClassC2
Facility ID49690
Transmitter coordinates45°20′38″N 68°30′24″W / 45.34389°N 68.50667°W / 45.34389; -68.50667
Former callsignsWLKN-FM (1975–1987)
WGUY (1987–1989)
OwnerLighthouse Radio Network, Inc.
Sister stationsWHCF
Websitewww.solutionfm.com

WHMX (105.7 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Contemporary Christian format. Licensed to Lincoln, Maine, United States, the station serves the Northern and Downeast Maine area. The station is currently owned by Lighthouse Radio Network, Inc.[1]

History[edit]

The station went on the air as WLKN-FM on April 1, 1975. On September 3, 1987, the station changed its call sign to WGUY, and on June 8, 1989 it became the current WHMX.[2] The station for much of the 1990s was known as Hot Mix 106 and in 1997 was bought out by Bangor Baptist church and paired with WHCF. In May 2005, the station changed slogans from 105-7 The X to Solution FM [1].

On September 28, 2012, the sale of WHMX and WHCF, along with translators W274AF, W221BO, W227BE, W229AT, and W270BD, to Lighthouse Radio Network, Inc. was consummated at a price of $100.

The station is heard on several broadcast translators:

Station Frequency City Power
W227BE 93.3 Orono 27 watts
W270BD 101.9 Calais 19 watts
W221BO 92.1 Ellsworth 10 watts

Programming[edit]

Solution FM is a non-denominational, non-profit, listener-supporter radio network. They play a mix of songs from Christian CHR (Christian Hit Radio) and Christian Rock 24/7.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WHMX Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ "WHMX Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.

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