WTME

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WTME
City Rumford, Maine
Broadcast area Portland, Maine
Branding Sports Radio 780
Frequency 780 kHz
First air date August 21, 1953 (1953-08-21)[1]
Format Sports
Power 1,000 watts (day)
18 watts (night)
Class D
Facility ID 9209
Transmitter coordinates 44°30′53″N 70°31′01″W / 44.51472°N 70.51694°W / 44.51472; -70.51694
Former callsigns WRUM (1953–1997)
WLLB (1997–2001)[2]
Affiliations NBC Sports Radio, Portland Pirates ice hockey, Portland Sea Dogs baseball
Owner Gleason Radio Group
(Mountain Valley Broadcasting, Inc.)
Sister stations WEZR, WEZR-FM, WOXO, WOXO-FM
Webcast Listen Live
Website wtme.com

WTME (780 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Rumford, Maine. The station is owned by Gleason Radio Group and licensed to Mountain Valley Broadcasting, Inc. The station airs a sports format, as well as Portland Pirates hockey, and Portland Sea Dogs baseball.[3]

The station was assigned the WTME call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on July 11, 2001.[2]

WTME's programming was previously simulcast with WCNM (1240 AM) in Lewiston and WKTQ (1450 AM) in South Paris.[4] WCNM switched to CNN Headline News in July 2001[5] and is now hot adult contemporary station WEZR, while WKTQ became country music station WOXO in August 2016.[6]

On March 8, 2017 WTME changed their format to sports, with programming from NBC Sports Radio.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 1999 (PDF). 1999. p. D-201. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  3. ^ "Winter 2008 Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  4. ^ Fybush, Scott (February 5, 2001). "River Flows to New Home". North East RadioWatch. Retrieved August 27, 2016. 
  5. ^ Fybush, Scott (July 16, 2001). "CTV Adds Montreal to O&O Roster". North East RadioWatch. Retrieved August 27, 2016. 
  6. ^ Venta, Lance (July 29, 2016). "WEZR & WOXO Lewiston On The Move". RadioInsight. Retrieved August 27, 2016. 

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