WMYM

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WMYM
RadioDisney 990 2010.png
City of licenseMiami, Florida
Broadcast areaMiami metropolitan area
BrandingRadio Disney Miami
Frequency990 kHz (also on HD Radio)
FormatChildren's
Power5,000 watts
ClassB
Facility ID12833
Transmitter coordinates25°50′34.00″N 80°25′12.00″W / 25.8427778°N 80.4200000°W / 25.8427778; -80.4200000
Callsign meaningDisney Character MickeY Mouse
Former callsignsWFAB
AffiliationsRadio Disney
OwnerThe Walt Disney Company
(Sale pending)
(Radio Disney Group, LLC)
Websitewww.radiodisney.com
 
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WMYM
RadioDisney 990 2010.png
City of licenseMiami, Florida
Broadcast areaMiami metropolitan area
BrandingRadio Disney Miami
Frequency990 kHz (also on HD Radio)
FormatChildren's
Power5,000 watts
ClassB
Facility ID12833
Transmitter coordinates25°50′34.00″N 80°25′12.00″W / 25.8427778°N 80.4200000°W / 25.8427778; -80.4200000
Callsign meaningDisney Character MickeY Mouse
Former callsignsWFAB
AffiliationsRadio Disney
OwnerThe Walt Disney Company
(Sale pending)
(Radio Disney Group, LLC)
Websitewww.radiodisney.com
Radio Disney AM 990 logo used from 2008 to 2010.

WMYM is a Radio Disney station serving the Miami/Fort Lauderdale, Florida market. It also reaches and covers Disney Cruise Line's private island, Castaway Cay. WMYM broadcasts on 990 kHz.

Despite identifying as "Miami-Ft. Lauderdale", WMYM's directional pattern causes the signal to be inaudible in Broward County.

History[edit]

WFAB, "La Fabulosa" broadcast a Spanish language format on 990 throughout the nineteen fifties and sixties but lost their license and was off the air for many years before the Disney corporation was able to obtain permission to operate on this frequency. They used a six-tower inline array. WMYM uses a six-tower parallelogram. The pattern had to be tightened because of an upgrade on a Pompano Beach station on 980.

Sale[edit]

On August 13, 2014, Disney put WMYM and twenty-two other Radio Disney stations up for sale, in order to focus more on digital distribution of the Radio Disney network.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lafayette, Jon (August 13, 2014). "Exclusive: Radio Disney Moving Off Air to Digital". Retrieved August 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Radio Disney to Sell the Majority of Its Stations". Billboard. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 

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