|Broadcast area||Green Bay, Wisconsin|
|Power||250 watts day
100 watts night
|Owner||Radio Plus Bay Cities, LLC|
|Sister stations||WAGN, WHYB, WLST, WSFQ|
WMAM (570 AM) is a class D AM radio station in Marinette, Wisconsin, serving the Marinette/Menominee, Michigan area. They operate omnidirectionally with a daytime power of 250 watts and a reduced nighttime power of 100 watts.
Although presently classified as a Class D station, this station was originally classified as a "Class C [Class IV; Local] station 'grandfathered' as operating on a Class B [Class III; Regional] channel" one of only two such stations in the U.S. Official FCC license note: "CLASS IV ON REGIONAL CHANNEL; SEE §73.29"
WMAM currently carries ESPN Radio.
- 1939: M & M Broadcasting, Inc.
- 1956: Guild Films Co. purchases both WMAM and WMBV-TV
- (Year Unknown): Quicksilver Broadcasting, LLC
- 2006: Armada Media - Menominee, Inc. a.k.a. Armada Media Corporation
- 2014: Radio Plus Bay Cities, LLC
A notable personality at WMAM was Howard Emich, who worked at WMAM from 1940 to 1980. Known as "Marinette’s Newsman", he delivered over 10,000 news broadcasts and was inducted into the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame in 1998.
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- Query the FCC's AM station database for WMAM
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- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WMAM