WMAX AM 1440 Bay City

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Slogan/Positioner: Ave Maria Radio

Format: Religious; Catholic based talk/sermons

Web site: www.avemariaradio.net

E-Mail: visit web site

Class: B
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 5,000 watts / 3, directional
Nighttime Power / # of Towers: 2,500 watts / 3, directional

FCC technical information:

More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WMAX: 7/30/1992
  • WUNI: 7/30/1991
  • WRDD:
  • WBCM: about 1930
  • WSKC: 1925

Call Sign Origin:

On Air Date: April 23, 1925 on 1150 AM

Owner: AM Media Services

Telephone: (989) 799-0060

 

Notes/History:

  • 6/2001: Station returns to air with religious (Catholic-based) programming
  • 2/6/2001: FCC approves sale from Saginaw Bay Broadcasting
  • 1/2001: Station is silent as equipment is upgraded. Scheduled to return in Spring with new format- Religious (Catholic)
  • 12/2000: Announced that station has been sold to 990 Investments, current owner of Catholic-formatted WDEO-AM 990 Ypsilanti pending FCC approval.
  • 1999: Simulcast ends, format remains sports
  • 199x: Format is sports, simulcasting WTRX 1330 Flint
  • 1941: Frequency shift to 1440 AM
  • 1930: Frequency is 1410 AM, call sign is WBCM, owner is James E. Davidson
  • 1928: Frequency is 1100 AM
  • 1927: Frequency is 610 AM
  • 4/23/1925: On air on 1150 AM, owned by Western Star Knitting Company

 


 

Center of antenna array/transmitter location:

Bay County

 


 

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