WIMI-FM 99.7 Ironwood


Slogan/Positioner: 99.7 The Storm, Your #1 Hit Music Station

Format: Hot Adult Contemporary

Web site: www.wimifm.com

E-mail: visit web site

Power/Height/Class: 100,000 watts / 561 feet / C1

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More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WIMI

Call Sign Origin: Ironwood Michigan

On Air Date: November 1974

Owner: J & J Broadcasting

Telephone: (906) 932-2411



  • 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 was approved in August 2009 and closed 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).
  • 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-AM 590.



Transmitter location:

Iron County, WI












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