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10032 Island Drive, Brainerd, MN  56401


WMIN AM 1010 KHZ/1.7 KW
WVAL AM 800 KHZ/2.5 KW
WBHR AM 660 KHz/10 KW
WXYG AM 540 KHz/.85 KW
WHMH FM 101.7 MHz40 KW/423 Ft.
Sauk Rapids/St. Cloud, Minnesota

The telephone number is 320-252-6200

June 25, 2011:  News flash!   540WXYG was officially launched on owner Herb Hoppe's 77th Birthday at 5:40 A.M.  It is a music format centered on the Vietnam era, '64-'79.  2,500 titles.   Streaming at 540WXYG.com  "Album Rock 540, WXYG.  The Goat."

March 29, 2010:  WXYG Radio, Sauk Rapids, MN, is under construction.  It is planned to be a 540 KHz station with four towers day/250 watts and three towers night/250 watts.  Since 250 watts on this frequency roughly equals the coverage of 50 kilowatts at 1600 KHz, this station should be heard for a ways.

On the left is a Nautel ND-1 Transmitter recently retuned by M. W. Persons.  The phasor is just to the right of the equipment rack and there is a Gates BC-1G Transmitter on the far right also recently retuned.     

Here is Mark Persons again in the back of the day portion of the phasor.

This will be the fourth AM station using the seven towers on this site.  The other stations are WBHR 660, WVAL 800, and WMIN 1010 KHz.    

As it turns out, there were some good photo opportunities while on site.  Here is moonrise just after sunset on March 29th.

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Because your intrepid engineer doesn't sleep well while on the road, he caught this sunrise photo looking in the same general direction the next morning, March 30th.  This time, four of the seven towers are visible in the photo.

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WXYG Radio is on the air with good coverage.

     Questions?  Email Mark Persons:  teki@mwpersons.com     

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