|City||Weaverville, North Carolina|
|Broadcast area||Asheville & Western North Carolina|
|Branding||105.9 The Mountain|
|Slogan||Everything That Rocks|
|Frequency||105.9 MHz (also on HD Radio)|
|Translator(s)||100.3 W262CO (Asheville, relays HD2)
105.5 W288CQ (Asheville, relays HD3)
|First air date||1988 (as WFSM)|
HD2: Classic Hits "Rewind 100.3"
HD3: Country music "105.5 The Outlaw"
|HAAT||339 meters (1,112 ft)|
|Callsign meaning||W The MounTain|
|Former callsigns||WFSM (1988-1993)
WTMT (105.9 FM, "105.9 The Mountain") is an American classic rock radio station located in Asheville, North Carolina. The station is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to the nearby community of Weaverville and transmits on 105.9 FM with an effective radiated power (ERP) of 9.5 kW.
105.9 signed on the air in 1988 as WFSM licensed to Tazewell, Tennessee. It became WCTU in 1993.
Saga Communications purchased WCTU in 2005 and changed the call-sign to WTMT and its city of license to Weaverville, North Carolina, while preparing a move into the Asheville radio market during 2006 and early 2007.
On May 24, 2007, 105.9 signed on at its new transmitting site under test authority with various songs from different formats, nicknaming the station "The Lazer" during the stunt. On May 31 at 6:15 P.M, "105.9 The Mountain" officially signed on as a mainstream rock station under the slogan "Everything That Rocks". The first song was "Welcome to the Jungle" by Guns N' Roses.
On November 20, 2015 W288CQ and WTMT-HD3 launched as "Legends and The Young Guns, 105.5 The Outlaw", with a mix of current and classic country, as well as a smidgen of Southern rock. Artists will include Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, Zac Brown, Marshall Tucker Band, The Allman Brothers Band and Lynyrd Skynyrd.
- Tony Kiss, "New Radio Station Now on Air," Asheville Citizen-Times, June 1, 2007.
- "105.9 The Mountain". WTMT official website. Retrieved 2009-03-09.
- Patrick, Emily (June 24, 2015). "New Asheville radio station plays '80s hits". Asheville Citizen-Times.
- Saga Launches Asheville Outlaw
- Patrick, Emily (November 23, 2015). "Outlaw country station launches in Asheville". Asheville Citizen-Times. Retrieved December 1, 2015.
- Station Website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WTMT
- Radio-Locator information on WTMT
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- Query the FCC's FM station database for W262CO
- Radio-Locator information on W262CO
- Query the FCC's FM station database for W288CQ
- Radio-Locator information on W288CQ