WVMB-LP

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WVMB-LP
City Madison, Alabama
Broadcast area Athens, Alabama
Slogan "The Voice of Madison Baptist"
Frequency 107.9 MHz
First air date 2004
Format Christian
ERP 41 watts
HAAT 46.1 meters (151 feet)
Class L1
Facility ID 133368
Transmitter coordinates 34°49′30″N 86°54′24″W / 34.82500°N 86.90667°W / 34.82500; -86.90667
Callsign meaning Voice of Madison Baptist
Owner Madison Baptist Church, Inc.
Webcast Listen Live
Website WVMB-LP Online

WVMB-LP (107.9 FM) is an American low power FM radio station licensed to serve the community of Madison, Alabama. The station, established in 2004, is owned and operated as a ministry of Madison Baptist Church Inc.

Programming[edit]

WVMB-LP broadcasts a Christian radio format to Madison and Athens, Alabama.[1] Programming includes Gospel music, teaching programs, sermons, and a limited amount of Spanish language programming.[2]

History[edit]

In June 2001, Madison Baptist Church, Inc., applied to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for a construction permit for a new low-power broadcast radio station. The FCC granted this permit on November 18, 2002, with a scheduled expiration date of May 18, 2004 .[3] The new station was assigned call sign "WVMB-LP" on December 3, 2002.[4] After construction and testing were completed in May 2004, the station was granted its broadcast license on June 9, 2005.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alabama LPFM & Translators". Alabama Broadcast Media Page. Retrieved December 27, 2011. 
  2. ^ "WVMB". Madison Baptist Church. Retrieved December 27, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Application Search Details (BNPL-20010615ASW)". FCC Media Bureau. November 18, 2002. Retrieved December 27, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau. December 3, 2002. Retrieved December 27, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Application Search Details (BLL-20040517ACO)". FCC Media Bureau. June 9, 2005. Retrieved December 27, 2011. 

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