KWLM
Frequency1340 kHz
Branding"News/Talk 1340 AM & 96.3 FM"
Programming
Language(s)English
FormatNews/Talk
Ownership
OwnerLakeland Broadcasting Company
KLFN, KOLV, KQIC
History
First air date
1940
Call sign meaning
WiLlmar, Minnesota
Technical information
Facility ID35377
ClassC
Power1,000 watts (unlimited)
Transmitter coordinates
45°08′00″N 95°02′35″W / 45.13333°N 95.04306°W / 45.13333; -95.04306
Translator(s)96.3 MHz K242CF (Willmar)[1] 101.1 MHz K266CM (Sunburg)
Links
WebcastListen Live
Websitekwlm.com

KWLM (1340 AM, "News/Talk 1340 AM & 96.3 FM") is an American radio station licensed to serve the community of Willmar, Minnesota, since 1940. The station was assigned the call sign "KWLM" by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).[2]

The station's broadcast license is held by Lakeland Broadcasting Company. KWLM is one of four stations in the Lakeland Broadcasting Group, which includes KLFN ("106.5 The Train"), KOLV ("Big Country 100.1"), and KQIC ("Q102").

Programming

KWLM broadcasts a news/talk radio format. On-air personalities include Bill Dean, Todd Bergeth, and J.P. Cola.[3] The station airs Minnesota Timberwolves NBA basketball and Willmar High School sporting events.

Alumni

Jack Lynch served the community for nearly 50 years as an on-air personality for KWLM. In addition, Lynch served on hospital and school boards as well as serving as mayor of Willmar from 1973 until 1976. Lynch died in 1999.[4]

Translators

KWLM programming is also carried on two broadcast translator stations to extend or improve the coverage area of the station.

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
(W)
Class FCC info
K242CF 96.3 FM Willmar, Minnesota 250 D FCC FM Query
K266CM 101.1 FM Sunburg, Minnesota 250 D FCC FM Query

References

  1. ^ "Huge Number of AM Revitalization FM Translator Deals Filed with FCC, Including New York, L.A. Plans".
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". CDBS Public Access Database. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Media Bureau. Retrieved January 28, 2012.
  3. ^ "Personalities". KWLM 1340. Retrieved January 28, 2012.
  4. ^ "Jack Lynch dies; was main voice on radio station in central Minnesota". Minneapolis Star-Tribune. March 9, 1999. Retrieved January 28, 2012.