WMXD FM 92.3 Detroit

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Slogan/Positioner: Mix 92.3

Format: Adult Urban Contemporary

Web site: www.mix923fm.com

E-mail: visit web site

Power/Height/Class: 45,000 watts / 479 feet / B, directional

Broadcasts in digital/HD

  • Secondary stream format (HD2): Contemporary Christian
  • Secondary stream web site: www.klove.com

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More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WMXD: 12/1/1989
  • WVAE: 12/28/1987
  • WNTM: 5/15/1986
  • WCXI-FM: 1982
  • WTWR: 197x
  • WCAR-FM: 1964
  • WLIN: sign on, 1962

Call Sign Origin: The Mix, Detroit

On Air Date: November 2, 1962

Owner: Clear Channel

Translators Owner: Educational Media Foundation

Telephone: (313) 965-2000

 

Translator stations of WMXD-HD2 (4 - owned by Educational Media Foundation):

 

Notes/History:

  • 8/2010: Clear Channel and Education Media Foundation reach an agreement that puts EMF's Contemporary Christian K-Love format on WMXD's HD2 stream. 4 metro area translators (W252BX 98.3 Detroit, W272CA 102.3 Detroit, W288BK 105.5 Rochester Hills, W292DK 106.3 Westland) begin simulcasting WMXD-2.
  • 8/30/2000: AMFM/Clear Channel merger closes.
  • 10/1999: AMFM to merge with Clear Channel
  • 8/1994: Chancellor Media acquires station. Chancellor and Evergreen later merge to form AMFM.
  • 4/1994: Booth American Company merges with Broadcast Alchemy to become Secret Communications.
  • 1994: Purchased by Booth American from Fritz Broadcasting. Booth now owns WJLB-FM, WMXD-FM.
  • 1989: WMXD is 'The Mix', Format evolves into Urban Adult Contemporary with Urban Oldies mixed in.
  • 1987: WVAE is 'The Wave', New Age / Jazz
  • 1986: WNTM is 'Ninety-two Music', Hot Adult Contemporary
  • 1982: Drops 'Tower 92' and becomes country WCXI-FM to compete with 106.7 WWWW-FM.
  • by 1979: Owner is Fritz Broadcasting.
  • 197x: WTWR is 'Tower 92', contemporary pop/oldies format
  • 1964: Hy Levinson purchases the station for $70,000 and it becomes the sister station of WCAR AM 1130 as WCAR-FM with an adult contemporary format.
  • 1963: Studios moved to downtown Detroit atop an apartment high rise (Lafayette Plaisance) and the format was changed to all jazz.
  • 11/2/1962: WLIN FM signs on with studios on Fort Street in Lincoln Park and transmitter, a used/re-built RCA BTF-3B, feed a 3-bay antenna on top of the Cadillac Tower in Downtown Detroit. Art Lebermann, WLIN's first Chief Engineer, built WLIN's studios and installed the transmitter.
  • 1961: David Kelly forms Downriver Broadcasting, Inc. and purchases the construction permit for a 10,000 watt FM on 92.3 from Sleepy Stein (a San Francisco jazz DJ) and Henry Mancini for $10,000 (including transmitter and antenna). The concept of the station was to provide a "full service" format to the downriver area.

 


 

HD2 Translator Notes/History:

  • 2/2011: W288BK 105.5 Rochester Hills granted license to cover for a power increase from 12 watts @ 85 feet to 38 watts @ 171 feet.
  • 10/2010: W292DK 106.3 Westland granted construction permit to increase power from 10 watts @ 164 feet to 99 watts @ 348 feet from a new broadcast location in Southfield. In June 2011, the permit modified to increase the height to 863 feet and change the directional pattern.

 


 

Transmitter location:

Wayne County: Cadillac Tower building (Downtown Detroit)

 

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