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City Mount Sterling, Kentucky
Broadcast area Lexington-Fayette
Branding WMST AM-1150 & 106.9FM
Slogan "America's Best Music"
Frequency 1150 kHz, 106.9 MHz
Format Adult Standards/Soft AC
Power 2,500 watts (day)
53 watts (night)
Class D
Callsign meaning Mount STerling
Affiliations CBS News
Kentucky News Network (KNN)
Adult Standards (Dial Global)
Owner Gateway Radio Works, Inc.
(Gateway Radio Works, Inc.)
Sister stations WKYN 107.7 FM, WKCA-FM 97.7 FM, WIVY 96.3 FM
Website wmstradio.com

WMST (1150 AM / 106.9 FM) is a radio station serving the Lexington-Fayette metropolitan area with an adult standards/soft AC format fed from Dial Global's Adult Standards satellite feed and is under ownership of Gateway Radio Works, Inc..

Other programming includes newscasts, from CBS News and the Kentucky News Network, live talk (some are local) and religious programs, including the nationwide syndicated show, "The Sunday Morning Wake-up with Chris" from August 2003 until December 2008 and was produced in the studios of WMST. Local air talent, Chris Conkright, also won the Edward R. Murrow Award for WMST in 2009 for "Best Newscast" in Small Market Radio for his entry, "Gateway Regional News at Five."

On a clear day, WMST-AM can be heard as far away West as Louisville, KY, as far away East as Morehead, KY, as far away North as Florence, KY and as far away South as Monticello, KY. The most popular item on the current programming line-up includes the locally produced show, "Mid-Mornings on Main" with Tom and Judy Byron and Dan Manley which can be heard weekday mornings from 8:20am until 10:30am. WMST airs five major newscasts ("Gateway Regional News") every weekday (6:00am, 7:00am, 8:00am, 12:00pm, 5:00pm).


In addition to the main station, WMST-AM is relayed by an additional stereo translator to widen its broadcast area.

Call sign Frequency
City of license ERP
Class FCC info
W295BD 106.9FM MHz Mount Sterling, Kentucky 250 D FCC

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Coordinates: 38°02′41″N 83°54′05″W / 38.04472°N 83.90139°W / 38.04472; -83.90139