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Subject: Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, WSUE, WSOO, WMKC, WYSS, List of radio stations in Michigan, WNBY-FM, WKNW, 105.5 FM
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For the airport in RMAF Kuantan, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia, assigned ICAO code WMKD, see Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport.
City of license Pickford, Michigan
Branding Country 105
Slogan "The Twin Saults' Home for Continuous Country Favorites"
Frequency 105.5 MHz
First air date January 2001
Format Country
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 77 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 59529
Former callsigns WADW (7/9/93-11/7/05)
Owner Northern Star Broadcasting
(Sale pending to Sovereign Communications)

WMKD (105.5 FM, "Country 105," formerly known as "Big Country 105.5") is a Country music formatted radio station serving Pickford, Michigan and the "Twin Saults". WMKD's 55,000-watt signal covers most of the eastern Upper Peninsula and far northern lower Michigan.

Although a construction permit for 105.5 WADW was granted in 1993, the station did not sign on until 2001. WADW was originally known as "Memories 105.5" and aired a mix of oldies from the late 1960s to the early 1980s, marking the first time an oldies station had been on the air in the Sault Ste. Marie area. The station was soon sold to [1] As of August 2012, the sale is still not completed, but Sovereign has begun operating the station.


  • - WMKD History

External links

  • Query the FCC's FM station database for WMKD
  • Radio-Locator information on WMKD
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WMKD

Coordinates: 46°23′49″N 84°23′53″W / 46.397°N 84.398°W / 46.397; -84.398

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