On the WKRG-TV 5 tower,
which also supports WABB-FM and WMXC-FM.
Was Mobile's first independent
FM. WLPR were the calls, which stood for Living Presence Radio -- a term
to describe the stereophonic sound. Went on the air in 1964. Stayed with
those calls and the beautiful music format until 1987, when new owners
re-named the station WAVH, The Wave. The format was vocal based easy listening.
Within two years the station went to the oldies format. In the mid 90's
the station changed to WMYC -- Mobile's Young Country -- as a strategic
move against a sister station's competitor. At this point the WAVH calls
and oldies format went to 106.5 FM. Once the competitor was bought out,
96.1 underwent more changes, this time to WRKH calls with a classic rock