WNML-FM
Broadcast areaEast Tennessee
Frequency99.1 MHz
Branding99.1 The Sports Animal
Programming
FormatSports
AffiliationsCBS Sports Radio
Tennessee Smokies Radio Network
Tennessee Volunteers' "Vol Network"
Ownership
Owner
WIVK, WOKI, WNML
History
First air date
1989
Former call signs
WNOX-FM (8/25/1997 to 5/9/2005)
WNOX (10/15/1991 to 8/25/1997)
WLOD-FM (9/26/1988 to 10/15/1991) [1]
Call sign meaning
ANiMaL
Technical information
Facility ID7998
ClassA
ERP6,000 watts
HAAT93 meters (305 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
35°47′10.00″N 84°17′24.00″W / 35.7861111°N 84.2900000°W / 35.7861111; -84.2900000
Links
WebcastListen live
Website991thesportsanimal.com

WNML-FM (99.1 MHz, 99.1 The Sports Animal) is a commercial radio station licensed to Friendsville, Tennessee, and serving the Knoxville metropolitan area. It simulcasts a sports format with sister station WNML 990 AM and is owned by Cumulus Media. Most programming comes from CBS Sports Radio. WNML-AM-FM are the flagship radio stations for both the Tennessee Smokies Southern League Baseball radio network, as well as the Tennessee Volunteers' statewide radio network ("The Vol Network").

WNML-FM has an effective radiated power (ERP) of 6,000 watts. The transmitter is on Nicole Court, off U.S. Route 411, in Maryville.[2]

History

The station signed on as WLOD-FM in 1989, changing to the call letters WNOX-FM in 1991. Formats included smooth jazz ("Double 99", simulcast with WNDD) and urban adult contemporary (X-99). Later, WNOX-FM joined the 990 frequency of news/talk WNOX.[3][4]

Logo from 2015-2020
Logo from 2015-2020

References

  1. ^ "Call Sign History (WNML-FM)". Retrieved 2010-06-29.
  2. ^ Radio-Locator.com/WNML-FM
  3. ^ "Radio Was/Knoxville". Retrieved 2010-06-29.
  4. ^ web.knoxnews.com http://web.knoxnews.com/entertainment/tvradio/radiostations.shtml. Retrieved 2009-03-05. ((cite web)): Missing or empty |title= (help)