WMFG-FM
CityHibbing, Minnesota
Broadcast areaIron Range
Frequency106.3 MHz
Programming
FormatClassic rock (KQDS-FM simulcast)
Ownership
OwnerDuey E. Wright
(Midwest Communications, Inc.)
WMFG, WNMT, WTBX, WUSZ
History
First air date
1971
Former call signs
WMFG (1987)
Technical information
Facility ID60912
ClassC3
ERP25,000 watts
HAAT77 meters (253 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
47°24′30.00″N 92°57′5.00″W / 47.4083333°N 92.9513889°W / 47.4083333; -92.9513889

WMFG-FM (106.3 FM) is a radio station licensed to Hibbing, Minnesota. The station serves the Hibbing area. The station is currently owned by Midwest Communications.[1]

Sister Stations

Midwest also owns six radio stations on the Iron Range: WMFG, WNMT, WTBX and WUSZ. All six stations share the same studio location at 807 W. 37th Street, Hibbing.

History

The station went on the air as WMFG-FM on 1980-04-15. On 1987-08-05, the station changed its call sign to WMFG,[2]

The station previously carried a classic hits format as "106.3 Classic Hits". On January 1, 2017, as the result of an acquisition by owner Midwest Communications, WMFG flipped to classic rock as a simulcast of KQDS-FM.[3]

References

  1. ^ "WMFG-FM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ "WMFG Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ Red Rock Sales Lead to Multiple Flips in Northern Minnesota