WKMQ

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City Tupelo, Mississippi
Broadcast area Tupelo
Branding Tupelo Talk 1060
Translator(s) 101.1 W266BC
Format News Talk Information
Audience share 1.2 (Fa'07, R&R[1])
Power 960 watts day
12 watts night
Class D
Facility ID 68351
Transmitter coordinates 34°15′18″N 88°41′24″W / 34.25500°N 88.69000°W / 34.25500; -88.69000
Former callsigns WJLJ (1980s), WCFB (mid-late 80s), WPMX (1990-1994)
WWZD (1994-1995)
WNRX (1995-2000)
Affiliations ABC Radio , CNN Radio, Premiere Radio Networks
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(Capstar TX LLC)
Webcast WKMQ Webstream
Website WKMQ Online

WKMQ (1060 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a News Talk Information format. Licensed to Tupelo, Mississippi, USA, the station serves the Tupelo area. The station is currently owned by iHeartMedia, Inc., through licensee Capstar TX LLC, and features programming from ABC Radio, CNN Radio and Premiere Radio Networks.[2]

History[edit]

The station went on the air in 1973 with the call letters WJLJ. It ran a top 40 and a country format during the early 80s. In the mid-80s, the station changed to a Contemporary Christian music station as "Christian Radio 1060 WCFB".

After a change in ownership, the station changed to Urban/R&B Format as "PowerMix 1060" with the call letters WPMX on November 30, 1990 which was the beginning of the urban/R&B format in the Tupelo area, which then transferred to WESE-FM 92.5 and evolved into "92.5 JAMZ" and currently "92.5 The Beat".

On April 18, 1994, the station changed its call sign to WWZD and simulcast its sister station WWZD-FM "Wizard 106.7".

On November 1, 1995 the station became news/talk with call letters WNRX, and on May 1, 2000 to the current WKMQ,[3]

WKMQ airs Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh and also simulcasts on a translator W266BC 101.1 FM covering most of the Tupelo city limits.

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