WIMK FM 93.1 Iron Mountain


Simulcast of WUPK-FM 94.1 Marquette

Slogan/Positioner: The Bear; Where the U.P. Rocks

Format: Rock

Web site: www.rockthebear.com

E-mail: visit web site

Power/Height/Class: 100,000 watts / 591 feet / C1

FCC technical information:

More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WIMK: assigned 12/21/1981

Call Sign Origin: Iron Mountain / Kingsford

On Air Date:

Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting

Telephone: (906) 774-4321



  • 2/2010: Announced that Northern Star is selling its Upper Peninsula stations (including WIMK/WUPK) to Sovereign Communications pending FCC approval and closing.
  • 3/18/2002: Repositions from 'K-Rock' to the 'The Bear'. Format remains Rock and simulcast continues with WUPK-FM 94.1 Marquette
  • 11/2001: FCC approves sale to Northern Star Broadcasting
  • 9/2001: Announced that station has been sold by Marathon Media to Norhtern Star Broadcasting as part of 11 station, $7.95 million deal, pending FCC approval.
  • 10/19/1998: Marathon Media acquires station from Zephyr Broadcasting along with WUPK-FM Marquette, WMIQ-AM Iron Mountain, and WZNL-FM 94.3 Norway
  • 198x: Format change to album oriented rock.
  • 198x: Format change to Top 40 as 'K93'.
  • 1983: Format change to country as 'Stereo Country 93'.
  • 198x: On-air with beautiful music format.



Transmitter location:

Dickinson County












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