Former WKKM AM 1540 Harrison

Last Known Format: Classic Country

Off air date: 2004

On air date: 1985

Last Known Technical Information:

Class: D
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 1,000 watts / 1, omnidirectional
Critical Hours Power / # of Towers: 250 watts / 1, omnidirectional
Daytime/critical hours operations only

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Call Sign History:

  • DWKKM: 4/28/2004
  • WKKM: 8/19/2002
  • WWKM: 9/26/1984

Call Sign Origin:

  • King of Kountry Music

Last Known Owner: Laurie Foster


Notes/History:

  • 4/28/2004: Station is silent, license is cancelled
  • 1/2003: Observed back on-air with Classic Country format
  • 8/19/2002: WKKM call sign replaces WWKM
  • 6/2002: Station is silent, but expected to return to air under new owner
  • 5/2002: Announced that WWKM-AM 1540 is being sold to Laurie Foster by David Carmine for $10. Previously it had been announced that sister station WKKM-FM 92.1 (also in Harrison) had been sold to Xavier University. Sales are approved in June 2002.
  • early 1990s: Format evolves to Classic Country
  • 1985: AM 1540 WWKM signs on simulcasting WKKM FM 92.1 Harrison, owner is David Carmine

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