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City of license Huntington, West Virginia
Broadcast area Huntington, West Virginia
Charleston, West Virginia
Branding "Gospel 107.9"
Slogan "The Legendary Station Where You Will Always Find Hope!"
Frequency 107.9 MHz
First air date 1971
Format Southern Gospel
ERP 50,000 Watts
HAAT 152 Meters
Class B
Facility ID 43860
Transmitter coordinates
Callsign meaning W Dr. E. M. Mortenson
(original owner)[1]
Former callsigns WEMM (1971-2004)[2]
Owner Mortenson Broadcasting
(Mortenson Broadcasting Company of West Virginia, LLC)
Sister stations WEMM
Webcast WEMM-FM Webstream
Website WEMM-FM Online

WEMM-FM (107.9 FM, "Gospel 107.9") is a Southern Gospel and religious formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Huntington, West Virginia, serving the Huntington/Charleston area. WEMM-FM is owned and operated by Mortenson Broadcasting.


  • Programming 1
  • History 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


WEMM-FM broadcasts a Southern Gospel and Religious format to the Tri-State Region.[3] This format includes sermons from area pulpits, national Bible teaching ministries, and Southern Gospel music.[4][5] The station also airs a radio simulcast of the WSAZ NewsChannel 3 Six O'Clock newscast on weekdays.


WEMM was first established on September 6, 1971, and has since then maintained its current Gospel format.[4] The station signed on as the third station on the Tower of Faith Radio Network.[6]

Former logo

The call letters were changed to WEMM-FM on February 2, 2004,[2] when an AM sister station (then known as WHRD) was made a simulcast of the FM signal and its call sign was changed to WEMM.[7] That simulcast arrangement ended and the AM station's callsign was changed to WRWB in September 2008 but the FM station remains at the WEMM-FM callsign.[7]


  1. ^ Miller, Jeff (August 3, 2008). "Origins of Broadcast Call Letters in West Virginia". 
  2. ^ a b "WEMM-FM Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  3. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  4. ^ a b "About Us". WEMM-FM. Retrieved November 30, 2008. 
  5. ^ Rice, Holly (October 12, 2007). "Contemporary station offers different sound for listeners". The Parthenon. 
  6. ^ "24 Hour Christian Radio". Charleston Gazette. September 4, 1971. p. 16. 
  7. ^ a b "WRWB Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 

External links

  • Gospel 107.9 WEMM official website
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for WEMM
  • Radio-Locator information on WEMM
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WEMM

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