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WSMS
City of license Artesia, Mississippi
Broadcast area Columbus-Starkville-West Point
Branding 99.9 the Fox
Slogan North Mississippi's Rock Station
Frequency 99.9 MHz
First air date 1987
Format Album-Oriented Rock
ERP 47,000 watts
HAAT 154 meters (510 ft)
Class C2
Facility ID 6664
Transmitter coordinates 33°39′14.00″N 88°37′15.00″W / 33.65389°N 88.62083°W / 33.65389; -88.62083Coordinates: 33°39′14.00″N 88°37′15.00″W / 33.65389°N 88.62083°W / 33.65389; -88.62083
Former callsigns WZIX (1984-1991)
WJWF-FM (1991-1993)
WQNN (1993-1996)
Affiliations Premiere Radio Networks
Owner Cumulus Media
(Cumulus Licensing LLC)
Webcast Listen Live
Website Official website

WSMS (99.9 FM, "99.9 the Fox") is a Mississippi based radio station broadcasting an album-oriented rock music format.[1] Licensed to Artesia, Mississippi, USA, the station serves the Columbus-Starkville-West Point area. The station is currently owned by Cumulus Media and features programing from Premiere Radio Networks.[2]

History

The Federal Communications Commission issued a construction permit for the station to Bravo Communications, Inc. on May 10, 1984.[3] The station was assigned the call sign WZIX on July 3, 1984, and received its license to cover on July 15, 1987.[4] On June 1, 1991, the station changed its call sign to WJWF-FM. Bravo Communications assigned the station's license to the current owner, Cumulus Media, on February 14, 2002.[5] On April 1, 1993, the station changed its call sign again to WQNN, and on March 1, 1996, to the current WSMS.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Summer 2009. http://www1.arbitron.com/sip/sip.do#access. Retrieved August 3, 2009.  
  2. ^ "WSMS Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. http://www.fcc.gov/fcc-bin/fmq?call=WSMS. Retrieved August 3, 2009.  
  3. ^ "Application Search Details". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/app_det.pl?Application_id=46406. Retrieved August 3, 2009.  
  4. ^ "Application Search Details". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/app_det.pl?Application_id=85872. Retrieved August 3, 2009.  
  5. ^ "Application Search Details". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/app_det.pl?Application_id=274121. Retrieved August 3, 2009.  
  6. ^ "WSMS Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/call_hist.pl?Facility_id=6664&Callsign=WSMS. Retrieved August 3, 2009.  

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