WAMT-AM 1060
Titusville

Original Call Letters: WRMF

Originally Licensed: Nov. 24, 1957

Original City of License: Titusville  

Original Frequency: 1050 

Origin of Call Letters: Owners name; Richard M. Fairbanks

Original Power: 500 watts day time 

Original Location: 6305 Hwy 46, Mims 

Original Format: Country 


Network Affiliation(s):


Owner(s):

1957-Melbourne On The Air, Inc.
1958-WRMF, Inc.
1973-Fairbanks Broadcasting

1977-Advance Communications

1978-Radio Brevard

1979-Brevard Broadcasting Co. (Regional Broadcasting Co.) 

1984-Ogden Broadcasting
1986-Frazier Broadcasting Corp.
1988-Sage Broadcasting (WAMT-AM/WSCF-FM 98.3 in Titusville for $3 million)
1989-Angel Bocanegra
1992-Radio Brevard, Inc ($265,000)
1996-Spinney Broadcasting Corp.
2000-Genesis Communications  ($650,000)

2008-Whiskey River Broadcasting (LMA)

2008-Genesis Communications  

History Of  Call Letters and Formats:

WRMF-1957-Soft Adult Contemporary  "The Nifty 1050" (on 1050)
WRMF-1973-Moved to 1060

WRMF-1973-Adult Contemporary
WRMF-1979-Full Service/Oldies
WAMT-1984-Country Western  "Space Coast Country"
WAMT-1989-Spanish
WAMT-1992-Oldies
WAMT-1992-Talk
WIXC-2000-Big Bands
WIXC-2001-Nostalgia  "Wixie 1060" 
WIXC-2002-Sports Talk "ESPN 1060" 
WIXC-2008-Classic Country "Wixie 1060"
WIXC-2008-Adult Standards  "Wixie 1060"
WIXC-2008-Talk "Brevard's Big Talker"
WIXC-2012-News   "AM 1060 News Information"
WIXC-2015-Talk/Sports  "The Talk To Me Station"  (Branded as WMEL)
WIXC-2016-News   "NewsTalk Florida"


History of WAMT
1978-Radio Brevard purchases WRMF-AM 1050 and changes frequency and call letters from WRMF to WAMT. Fairbanks Broadcasting retained the rights to the WRMF call letters and changed WNGS-FM West Palm Beach to WRMF-FM.


1989-Sage Broadcasting Corp., a Stamford, Conn. buys  WAMT-AM/WSCF-FM 98.3 in Titusville for $3 million.

1989-WAMT is purchased by Angel Bocanegra who also owns a television station near San Juan, Puerto Rico, decided to buy the station and start tapping into the Spanish-speaking market in Central Florida. The new format will include a Spanish-language daily morning talk show from 9AM-11AM and will play Latin music. The station also plans to play rock 'n' roll in both English and Spanish.

1996-WAMT had been off the air for three months (Mar-May). The new owner, Spinney Broadcasting Corp., returned the station to the air.

WAMT Personalities


Susie Fennelli-1977-1978-Advance Communications


John Martin-1981-Brevard Broadcasting Co. Biography
Scott Stover-1984-Ogden Broadcasting  Biography


Lourdes Passalacqua-1989-Mornings-Angel Bocanegra Ownership
Lourdes Contigo-1990-M-F-10-Noon-Angel Bocanegra Ownership


Greg Sherlock-1992-General Manager/News Director/2000-General Manager/News Director-Radio Brevard, Inc/Genesis Communications I
Karen Kay-1992-Radio Brevard, Inc.  Biography


Charles Tyler Atkeison-1995-1997-Space and science reporter  Charles covered both shuttle and unmanned launches live on the air, and hosted a twice daily show, "KSC: Up to the Minute"   
   


Mike Boguslawski-1996-Mornings 6AM-9AM/General Sales Manager (former consumer reporter at WESH-Channel 2)-Radio Brevard, Inc.  
In Memory



Sal Tee (Salvatore Taglireno)-1996-"Solid Gold Reunion"-7 PM-10PM, Sundays-Radio Brevard, Inc.


Connie Fishbaugh-1997-2000-"Town Talk"/General Sales Manager-Radio Brevard, Inc.
Ed Dean and Brent Mack-1998-Ed and Brent produced a live, political "Weekend Show". In 1998, the show added Gerald Lostutter (a.k.a. "The Lost Man") 
Gary Zajac-1999-"It's All the Blues"-Spinney Broadcasting Corp.
Nina Gold-2000-Genesis Communications


Don Gould Biography
Patrick Dollins-Fri overnights/Sunday afternoons/Board Op-Radio Brevard, Inc 
Alan Thompson
Charlie Liles    In Memory


Other Names in WAMT History

Angel Bocanegra-1989-Owner



Rene Plasencia-1989-General Manager Angel Bocanegra Ownership
Eugene Sego-1992-CEO-Radio Brevard, Inc.



Bruce Maduri-2000-CEO-Genesis Communications I
Sandra Culuer-2000-Operataions Director-Genesis Communications I 
Edward Destler-2000-2004-General Sales Manager-Genesis Communications I
Jerry Smith-2000-Chief Engineer-Genesis Communications I
Steve Potter-2004-General Sales Manager-Genesis Communications I 
Allen Davis-Vice President of Programming-Genesis Communications I
Bobby Gray-Operations Manager/Chief Engineer 

Other Programming In WAMT History
SportsAmerica Radio Network-10 to midnight nightly


Don Imus
-1998-Syndicated 
In Memory
"The Money Pit"-2012


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