WMTE AM 1340 Manistee
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 1,000 watts / 1, omnidirectional
FCC technical information:
More about station:
- Radio Locator daytime coverage area
- FCCInfo.com listing
- Recnet Broadcast Query
- WMTE from Wikipedia
- WMTE from RadioTime.com
- Facebook (no link found)
- Tower photos, thanks Tom Bosscher
- Radio Days! WMTE
Call Sign History:
Call Sign Origin: Manistee
On Air Date: June 7, 1951
Owner: Roy E. Henderson
Telephone: (231) 947-3220
- 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: