WFMS
Broadcast areaIndianapolis metropolitan area
Frequency95.5 MHz
Branding95.5 WFMS
Programming
FormatCountry music
AffiliationsWestwood One
Ownership
Owner
WJJK, WNTR, WXNT, WNDX, WZPL
History
First air date
March 15, 1957; 67 years ago (1957-03-15)
Technical information[1]
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID54622
ClassB
ERP13,000 watts
HAAT302 meters (991 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
39°46′3.00″N 86°0′12.00″W / 39.7675000°N 86.0033333°W / 39.7675000; -86.0033333
Links
Public license information
Webcast
Websitewfms.com

WFMS (95.5 FM) is a commercial country music radio station. It is owned by Cumulus Media and is licensed to Fishers, Indiana, while serving the Indianapolis metropolitan area. Its studios and offices are located on North Shadeland Avenue in Indianapolis, and its transmitter is off Burk Road.[2] The station has won several awards from the Country Music Association as large market station of the year.

WFMS is licensed to broadcast in the hybrid HD Radio format.[3][4]

History

WFMS first signed on the air on March 15, 1957, and originally it was licensed to Indianapolis. It became a country music station in October 1976, and has stayed in the same format since then.[5]

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References

  1. ^ "Facility Technical Data for WFMS". Licensing and Management System. Federal Communications Commission.
  2. ^ "WFMS-FM Radio Station Coverage Map". radio-locator.com. Retrieved August 5, 2017.
  3. ^ "Station Search Details". FCC. Retrieved August 4, 2017.
  4. ^ "HD Radio station guide for Indianapolis, IN". HD Radio. Archived from the original on September 17, 2016. Retrieved August 4, 2017.
  5. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 1977 p. C-71