WEVE-FM
WEVE.png
Eveleth, Minnesota
Broadcast areaIron Range
Frequency97.9 MHz
Branding97.9 FM WEVE
Programming
FormatAdult contemporary
AffiliationsFox News Radio, Westwood One Bright AC
Ownership
OwnerDuey E. Wright
(Midwest Communications, Inc.)
WTBX, WUSZ, WDKE
History
First air date
June 26, 1978[1]
Technical information
Facility ID29194
ClassC1
ERP100,000 watts
HAAT158 meters (518 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
47°35′53.00″N 92°13′26.00″W / 47.5980556°N 92.2238889°W / 47.5980556; -92.2238889
Translator(s)92.1 W221AU (Virginia)
Links
Website979weve.com

WEVE-FM is a radio station on 97.9 FM in Eveleth, Minnesota. The station is programmed with an adult contemporary format targeted towards the 25-54 age group. Established in 1978, WEVE-FM is owned by Midwest Communications. Although the station broadcasts satellite-syndicated programming, it also features local on-air personalities and a full news staff.

On August 24, 2016, Midwest Communications announced that it was purchasing WEVE-FM from Red Rock Radio in a deal that included sister stations KQDS-FM in Duluth, WXXZ in Grand Marais, KAOD in Babbitt, and KGPZ in Coleraine, as well as translators W221AU, W252AN, and W288AI;[2] the sale was completed on December 31, 2016, at a purchase price of $5.625 million.[3]

Translators

WEVE's primary station coverage is augmented by two translators:

Broadcast translators of WEVE-FM
Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
(W)
Class FCC info
W221AU 92.1 Virginia, Minnesota 7 D FCC FM Query

References

  1. ^ Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 1999 (PDF). 1999. p. D-234. Retrieved April 20, 2017.
  2. ^ Krueger, Andrew (August 24, 2016). "KQDS-FM, four other Northland radio stations sold to new owner". Duluth News Tribune. Retrieved April 20, 2017.
  3. ^ "Consummation Notice". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. January 4, 2017. Retrieved April 20, 2017.