|City of license||Monroe, North Carolina|
|Broadcast area||Charlotte metropolitan area|
|Branding||Pepe 1310/1060 AM|
|First air date||1947|
|Power||4,000 watts (day)
2,400 watts (night)
|Callsign meaning||North Carolina|
|Former callsigns||WMAP (1947-1989)
(Norsan Consulting and Management, Inc.)
For many years WMAP was a 1000-watt station in Monroe, North Carolina. The station added an FM frequency at 102.3, but later separated from that station and eventually went off the air. After a two-year absence, it came back as WKRE in March 1997 before the move to Charlotte, which included a signal increase to 5000 watts.
After the move to Charlotte, WXNC was a talk station known as The Conversation Station. The announcement was made that WXNC would also be heard on WKMT at 1220 AM, also owned by Kevin and Kris Geddings. But Norsan Group bought WXNC and the station soon changed to its current format and began its simulcast of the "La Tremenda" network with WGSP. At one time WGSP-FM (formerly WRML) at 102.3 FM simulcast this station.
- Franco Ordoñez, "City's Top Spanish-Language Radio Station Leaping to FM - WGSP-AM Will Begin Simulcasting Today on WRML 102.3", The Charlotte Observer, March 1, 2006.
- Gene Stowe, "Monroe's WMAP Radio Picks Up S.C. Station", The Charlotte Observer, June 24, 1989.
- Steve Lyttle, "New Radio Station Will Slip Into Old Spot on the Dial", The Charlotte Observer, March 21, 1997, p. 2U.
- Mark Washburn, "New Station Offers a Different Sort of Talk - AM Format Focuses on Lifestyle Programming", The Charlotte Observer, January 14, 2005.
- Mark Washburn, "WXNC to Return Old Format - Atlanta-Based Group's Purchase Would Solidify Spot in Latino Market", The Charlotte Observer, April 30, 2005.
- Station Website (Spanish)
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WXNC
- Radio-Locator Information on WXNC
- Query Arbitron's AM station database for WXNC
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