As Mighty Media Group completes the sell-off of its Memphis TN properties, one of its formats will remain available on a new frequency. Classic Hits “Guess-FM“, which had been airing on 830 WUMY Memphis, 1180 WGUE Turrell AR, 99.3 W257CY Memphis, 100.1 W261CS Southaven MS, and 105.5 W288BJ Memphis TN moved last week to Flinn Broadcasting’s 1430 WOWW Germantown/97.7 W249BN Memphis. WOWW/W249BN had been simulcasting Mighty Media Group’s “95.3 The Rebel” WEBL Coldwater MS. Over the past few months, Ronald Unkefer’s Memphis First Ventures which owns Mighty Media Group sold 830 WUMY/105.5 W288BJ Memphis to GMF-Christian Media for $706,823, 1180 WGUE Turrell/99.3 W257CY Memphis and the CP for 101.5 K268DA Memphis to Butron Media Corporation for $799,000,...[Read More]
Mighty Media Group Classic Hits “99.3 Guess-FM” 830 WGUE/99.3 W257CY Memphis has expanded to three additional frequencies. Classic Country “Big Country” 1180 WUMY Turrell/100.1 W261CE Southaven, MS/105.5 W288BJ Memphis dropped its format on April 1 to begin simulcasting WGUE. The station is pushing that the addition of the two additional translators allows them to reach the bulk of the Memphis market as 99.3 covers the eastern side of Memphis, 100.1 the southern end, and 105.5 downtown. Additionally, former 94.1 WKQK morning host Steve Conley has joined “Guess-FM” for afternoons.
On the heels of Entercom flipping Classic Hits 94.1 WKQK Memphis to Country on Friday, Mighty Media Group has tweaked Variety Hits “99.3 Guess-FM” 830 WGUE/99.3 W257CY Memphis to Classic Hits. The move will have WGUE focus on music from the 60’s through the 90’s as it now positions itself as “Classic Hits For Memphis”.
Mighty Media Group has moved Variety Hits “97.7 Guess-FM” 1430 WOWW/W249BN Memphis to 830 WUMY/99.3 W257CY Collierville, TN. The move transfers the format from the station and translator owned by Flinn Broadcasting to Mighty Media owned signals. Concurrently Classic Country “Y105.5” W288BJ changes its originating station to 1180 KXIQ Turrell, AR. 1430 and 97.7 are currently redirecting listeners to the 99.3 signal. 99.3 W257CY operates with 99 watts at 289.8 meters from the WKNO tower near Bartlett.
Update 3/4: Mighty Media Group has launched Classic Country “Y105.5” on 830 WUMY/105.5 W288BJ Memphis. The station has launched with 11,055 songs in a row commercial-free. The station forms a pairing with sister Country “Rebel 95.3” WEBL against Cumulus’ “Kix 106” 105.9 WGKX. Original Report 1/28: Ronald Unkefer’s Mighty Media Group is preparing to launch its second station in Memphis. Mighty Media, the owners of Country “95.3 The Rebel” WEBL Coldwater, MS (formerly WVIM-FM) have registered My1055FM.com for what was once 830 KOTC. That AM moved into Memphis a couple years ago from Kennett, MO and currently operates as a 3kW daytimer. It has a Construction Permit to upgrade to 8kW daytime/critical hours and 2 watts at night. Last w...[Read More]