WMBH

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WMBH
CityJoplin, Missouri
BrandingESPN 1560
Frequency1560 kHz
Translator(s)K268CP 101.3 FM (Joplin)
First air date1962
FormatSports
Power500 watts daytime
35 watts nighttime
ClassD
Facility ID72493
Transmitter coordinates37°04′10″N 94°32′49″W / 37.06944°N 94.54694°W / 37.06944; -94.54694 (WMBH)
Callsign meaningWhere
Memories
Bring
Happiness
(slogan first year of operation)
Former callsignsKQYX (1962-2001)
AffiliationsFox Sports
OwnerMichael Day Landis
Website(none)

WMBH (1560 AM) is a radio station licensed to Joplin, Missouri. The station is a Fox Sports affiliate. Its programming is also carried by K268CP 101.3 FM, licensed to Joplin.

The station was first licensed, as KQYX, on August 14, 1962[1] to William B. Bell in Joplin. On July 25, 2001 the station engaged in a two-way call letter and format swap, with AM 1560 KQYX becoming WMBH and receiving a sports format, and AM 1450 WMBH becoming KQYX. On October 9, 2006 WMBH flipped formats from Talk/Sports to Urban Contemporary as "1560 The Beat".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Date First Licensed", FCC History Cards for WMBH.
  2. ^ KQYX/WMBH History (kcradio.robzerwekh.com)

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