WMTE AM 1340 Manistee

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Slogan/Positioner: silent

Format: Off-air

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Class: C
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 1,000 watts / 1, omnidirectional
Unlimited operations

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Call Sign History:

  • WMTE

Call Sign Origin: Manistee

On Air Date: June 7, 1951

Owner: Roy E. Henderson

Telephone: (231) 947-3220

 

Notes/History:

  • 10/2010: Roy Henderson agrees to purchase WMTE from Lake Michigan Broadcasting for $30,225 pending FCC approval and closing; FCC approves sale 11/2010 and it closes in 4/2011.
  • 10/1/2010: WMTE goes silent.
  • 4/2000: Lake Michigan Broadcasting acquires WXYQ-FM 101.5, which changes calls to WMTE-FM
  • 9/20/1996: Lake Michigan Broadcasting acquires WMTE-AM, WKLA-AM, WKLA-FM, and WKZC-FM.
  • 11/1994: Former Sister station WMTE-FM 97.7 is sold to Xavier University and becomes WVXM
  • 10/1994: Manistee Broadcasting Corp sells station to Chickering Associates, Inc. WMTE once again becomes the sister station of WKLA-AM 1450 Ludington, but is now under separate ownership from WMTE-FM 97.7
  • 11/1986: Stations (WMTE-AM/FM 97.7) sold by Manistee Radio Corp. to Manistee Broadcasting Corp.
  • 197x: Power boost to 1000 watts both day and night
  • 1970: WMTE-FM 97.7 signs on
  • 1969: New owner is Charles Hedstrom
  • 1962: Power boost to 1000 watts daytime / 250 watts night
  • 196x: New owner is Raymond A. Plank of Ludington who also owns WKLA-AM Ludington
  • 1956: New owner is James Sumbler
  • 6/7/1951: On-air with 250 watts, owners are John Manwell and John Campbell

 


 

Center of antenna array/transmitter location:

Manistee County

 


 

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