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Oldies 99.3

Oldies 99.3
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Last updated:
2012-06-17 04:41:19
Country: United StatesListen to radio stations broadcasting from United States
City: Atkins
FM (MHz): 99.3
Genre: Classic Hits
Language of broadcast: English
Description: WMFC-FM (99.3 FM, "Oldies 99.3") is a radio station licensed to serve Monroeville, Alabama, USA. The station is owned by Monroe Broadcasting Company, Inc.This station began regular broadcasting in November 1965 with 3,000 watts of effective radiated power on a frequency of 99.3 MHz. Launched by the Monroe Broadcasting Company, Inc., the station and its sister station WMFC (1360 AM) were owned by William M. Stewart, publisher of the weekly Monroe Journal and South Alabamian newspaper.WMFC-FM's original broadcast studios were located in a Quonset hut near downtown Monroeville. The station's current studios are in a brick building on Alabama State Route 21, just northeast of the city.In December 1992, WMFC-FM was issued a construction permit by the FCC that allowed them upgrade to class C2 and to increase broadcast power to 50,000 watts from an antenna 150 meters (492 feet) in height above average terrain.WMFC-FM has been owned continuously by the Stewart family since its 1965 launch. After station founder William M. Stewart died in early 1995, ownership of Monroe Broadcasting Company, Inc., passed to his widow, Carolyn H. Stewart. The AM/FM station combo is managed by their son, David Stewart, who has been involved with the station since first hosting a weekend radio show at age 10.

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