Armada Media: Michigan Radio

Michigan station count: 2, plus 3 in northern Wisconsin

Web site: www.armadamedia.com

E-mail/phone: visit web site

 

FM Radio:

FreqCall   CityFormatParentHDMore
95.1 WLST yes Marinette, WICountry  info
96.3 WSFQ yes Marinette, WIClassic Hits  info
103.7 WHYB yes MenomineeOldies  info

 

 

AM Radio:

FreqCall   CityFormatMore
570 WMAM  Marinette, WISportsinfo
1340 WAGN  MenomineeNews-Talkinfo

 

 

Notes/History:

  • 7/2009: J&J Broadcasting is acquiring pop WIMI-FM 99.7 and country WJMS AM 590 Ironwood from Magellan/Barracuda Broadcasting (Armada Media) for $950,000 pending FCC approval and closing. J&J also owns WKMJ FM/WMPL AM in Houghton-Hancock and programmer and 50% owner of WUPY Ontonagon. Sale is approved in August 2009 and closes in February 2010.
  • 9/2006: FCC approves sale of stations to Armada Media
  • 6/2006: David & Melvin Winters (operating under a number of different company names including Triple Crown and Quicksilver) will be selling 7 radio stations on the Michigan/Wisconsin border for $8.5 million to Armada Media pending FCC approvals and closing. The stations being sold include: Hot Adult Contemporary WIMI FM 99.7 and Country WJMS AM 590 (Ironwood area); Adult Standards WAGN AM 1340, Country WHYB FM 103.7, Sports WMAM AM 570, Hot Adult Contemporary WLST FM 95.1, and Oldies WSFQ FM 96.3 (Menominee, MI / Marinette, WI).
  • 2004: Badger Communications becomes Triple Crown Broadcasting
  • 4/2001: Roberts Broadcasting, which was a wholly owned subsidiary of Badger Communications, was essentially merged together with its parent company in a stock transfer valued at $3 million. Roberts will remain the licensee of both WIMI-FM and sister station WJMS.

 

 


 

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