|City||Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands|
|Branding||104.9 The Mongoose|
|Slogan||"The Caribbean's First Choice For Rock"|
|Frequency||104.9 FM (MHz)|
|First air date||1997|
|HAAT||230 meters (754 feet)|
|Former callsigns||WAQW (2/97-9/97)|
|Owner||Clara Communications Corporation
(operated by JKC Communications)
(Clara Communications Corporation)
WMNG (104.9 FM) is a radio station licensed to serve Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands. The station is owned by Clara Communications Corporation and operated by JKC Communications. It airs a classic hits music format.
The Federal Communications Commission assigned this station the call letters WAQW on February 7, 1997. This designation was short-lived as the station switched to the current WMNG call letters on September 26, 1997.
WMNG is currently a class A station broadcasting with 6,000 watts of effective radiated power in a non-directional pattern from an antenna 213 meters above the average terrain. On September 20, 2007 they applied to become a more powerful class B station broadcasting with 30,000 watts of effective radiated power from a directional antenna 230 meters in height above average terrain. The proposed new pattern will protect Puerto Rico from interference by this station's broadcast signal. A construction permit authorizing these changes was granted by the FCC on October 14, 2008, and is set to expire on October 14, 2011, if the upgrade is not completed.
- WMNG official website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WMNG
- Radio-Locator information on WMNG
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WMNG
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