WRMT
CityRocky Mount, North Carolina
Broadcast areaRocky Mount-Wilson
Frequency1490 kHz
Programming
FormatBeach music
Ownership
OwnerFirst Media Radio, LLC
WPWZ, WDWG, & WZAX
History
First air date
December 15, 1958
Call sign meaning
Rocky MourT
Technical information
Facility ID73962
ClassC
Power1,000 watts
Transmitter coordinates
35°55′57″N 77°49′49″W / 35.93250°N 77.83028°W / 35.93250; -77.83028
Translator(s)98.1 W251CX (Rocky Mount)

WRMT (1490 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a beach music format. Licensed to Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States, it serves the Rocky Mount area. The station is currently owned by First Media Radio, LLC. The station briefly aired gospel programming originating from Praise City Church.

On February 14, 2020 WRMT became 1490 "The Beach" and plays Carolina Beach music.

History

In 2005, this station was ESPN Radio 1490 and aired high school sports.[1]

In 2018, WRMT once again began to broadcast Rocky Mount High School football games.

References

  1. ^ Fred Marion, "Local radio stations switch, tweak formats," Rocky Mount Telegram, July 21, 2005, Marquee section.