|City||Wilmington, North Carolina|
|Broadcast area||Wilmington, North Carolina|
|Translator(s)||101.7 MHz W269DF (Wilmington)|
|First air date||1935|
|Power||800 watts day|
1,000 watts night
|Former frequencies||1370 kHz (1935-1941)|
1400 kHz (1941-1949)
|Owner||Capitol Broadcasting Company|
|Sister stations||WAZO, WKXB, WUIN, WILT|
The radio station carries the games of the Cape Fear Rugby Football Club.
In May 1996, Community Broadcasting sold radio stations WMFD, WUOY, and WBMS to a new company called Ocean Broadcasting. At this time, WMFD added Dr. Laura Schlessinger and The Fabulous Sports Babe, as well as CNN News part of the time.
|City of license||ERP
|W269DF||101.7||Wilmington, North Carolina||250||D||FCC|
- http://www.alhardee.net/entertainment.html, Retrieved on 2008/07/24.
- Kristina Bartlett, "WUOY-FM, WMFD-AM AND WBMS-AM / Stations Sold to Ocean Broadcasting; New Company Purchases 3 Wilmington Radio Stations," Star-News, May 17, 1996.
- Toby Eddings, "Imus on a local station? Not yet," The Sun News, Jan. 14, 1999.
- Chuck Carree, "Waves Baseball; Sports Station to Carry All Games," Star-News, November 16, 2000.
- Bonnie Eksten, "Ocean Broadcasting, Sea-Comm Stations Sold to NextMedia - New Owner to Operate Locally," Star-News, July 14, 2004.
- http://www.wral.com/business/story/3215727/, Retrieved on 2008/09/22.
- Official Website
- ESPN-WMFD-959FM-and-AM630 facebook
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WMFD
- Radio-Locator Information on WMFD
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WMFD
- Query the FCC's FM station database for W269DF
- Radio-Locator information on W269DF
- FCC History Cards for WMFD
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