WMYP

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WMYP
City Frederiksted, U.S. Virgin Islands
Branding Rumba 98.3
Frequency 98.3 (MHz)
First air date April 27, 1998
Format Spanish/Tropical/Variety
ERP 1900 Watts
HAAT 279 meters (916 feet)
Class A
Facility ID 82199
Transmitter coordinates 17°44′51″N 64°50′11″W / 17.74750°N 64.83639°W / 17.74750; -64.83639
Former callsigns WPPD (1998-1999)
WREY (March-December 1999)
Owner JKC Communications
(Amanda Friedman)
Sister stations WVVI-FM
WJKC
WMNG
WVIQ
Webcast Listen Live
Website WMYP Online

WMYP (98.3 FM) is a radio station licensed to serve Frederiksted, U.S. Virgin Islands. The station is owned by Amanda Friedman. It airs a Spanish/Tropical/Variety format.[1]

The Federal Communications Commission assigned the WPPD call letters to this station on April 27, 1998. This call sign was short-lived as the station switched to WREY on March 1, 1999 then switched again to the current WMYP call letters on December 3, 1999.[2]

Ownership[edit]

In July 2006, Amanda Friedman agreed to buy WMYP from Juan Padin and Jose Martinez (dba J&J Broadcasters) for a reported $350,000.[3] Friedman is the wife of Jonathan K. Cohen who owns several other radio stations in the U.S. Virgin Islands.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fall 2007 Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  3. ^ BIA Financial Networks (2006-07-31). "Deals". Broadcasting & Cable. 
  4. ^ "Noticias de la Industria". Sitio Oficial de la RadioAlAire.com. 2006-05-24. Archived from the original on December 12, 2007. Retrieved December 25, 2007. 

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