FM Technical Profile: WMWI
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- Station Name:
view]On West Jackson Street in Demopolis, at the intersection
with Lamar Avenue.
- Power (ERP):
- 100 watts
- Antenna HAAT:
- 157 feet
- 60 dBu protected
map, from the FCC.
Demopolis Times story from 2009 annoucing the construction
of the station.
Birmingham News story from 2009 announcing the construction
of the station.
- The station's
original construction permit was for much higher power and better
coverage, but due to budget and timing constraints, the station had
to drop down to a small 100 watt signal to get on the air before the
expiration of the permit. The station received its license to
cover in May 2012. In mid-September 2013 they received a
construction permit to increase power to 100,000 watts, similar to
the original construction permit's specifications. The format
seems to be an urban-heavy variety of music, although one person who
was in the area described the music he heard in February 2015 as
"new age" and boring. The station may have been off the air
during the winter of 2016 but was reported active in April
2016. The construction permit for a 100 kW facility expired,
unbuilt, in mid-September 2016; it was almost immediately re-applied
for, and the FCC granted it a month later.
The station has been reported silent as of early July 2019.
The permit for the 100,000 watt facility was again allowed to expire
in late 2019. As of October 2019, the station appears to still