WMEL-AM 1300 
Cocoa Beach

Original Call Letters: WRKT

Originally Licensed: Jun 1959 

Original City of  License: Cocoa Beach 

Original Frequency: 920

Origin of Call Letters: Calls moved from 920AM 

Original Power: 5,000 watts daytime/1,000 watts nighttime

Original Location: 

Original Format: Talk


Network Affiliation(s):


CNN

ABC
Talk Radio Network

Owner(s):

1959-Mel Wheeler
1968-Bucks County Radio News
1977-Bostwick Management
1981-Cocoa Beach Broadcasting (Guy Gannett Broadcasting)
1981-Triplett Broadcasting of Florida
1986-Guy Gannett Publishing Co. 
1988-Champion Broadcasting of Florida ($325,000) 
1993-Rama Communications (Purchased with WOKB AM 1600) ($953,000) 
2008-Twin Towers Broadcasting (LMA)

History Of Call Letters and Formats:

WRKT-1959-MOR
WRKT-1977-Adult Contemporary
WRKT-1981-Country
WRKT-1985-Classic Hits
WRKT-1987-Oldies
WXXU-1988-Black Gospel (simulcast of WXXO 1600 AM)
WXXU-1990-Spanish
WXXU-1994-Ethnic
WXXU-1995-Travel Information
WXXU-1998-Black Gospel/Urban
WXXU-2002-Traveler Information
WTIR-2003-Traveler Information
WMEL-2008-Talk   "The Talk To Me Station"

History Of WMEL 1300
In December of 2007 WMEL-AM 920 was purchased by Divine Mercy Communications Inc, headed by CEO/Treasurer Norman Benz. John Harper moved the "Talk To Me Station" to a new dial position at WMEL-AM 1300

Storm Takes WMEL Off The Air     3-25-13
The storms that passed through Central Florida yesterday, knocked down a 200 foot tall tower and the winds also took part of the roof off the station at WMEL-AM 1300 in Cocoa. Power surges also ruined the transmitter. 


WMEL 1300 Personalities



Paul Delaney
-General Manager/
"We Love Brevard"/2011-"The Paul Delaney Show"-Twin Towers Broadcasting    Biography   



Laura Ingraham-2008-
3PM-6PM-Twin Towers Broadcasting


Neal Boortz-2009-Mon-Fri-
8PM-9PM-Twin Towers Broadcasting


Jim Bohannon-10PM-Midnight-Twin Towers Broadcasting



"Doug Stephan Talk Radio Countdown"-4AM-6AM/"Doug Stephan Good Day Show" - 6AM-9AM-Twin Towers Broadcasting


Duke and the Doctor-2010-Mon-Fri-9AM-11AM-Twin Towers Broadcasting


Clark Howard-2010
-Mon-Fri-1PM-3PM-Twin Towers Broadcasting

Lou Dobbs-2010-Mon-Fri-3PM-5PM/Lou Dobbs Business Reports throughout the trading hours/"Best of Lou Dobbs"-Sat-2PM-5PM-Twin Towers Broadcasting


Rusty Humphries-2010-Mon-Fri-9PM-10PM-Twin Towers Broadcasting


Dr. Joy Browne-2010-Mon-Fri-5PM-7PM-Twin Towers Broadcasting


Kate Delaney-2011-
"America Tonight with Kate Delaney"- 1AM-4AM, Mon thru Sat.-Twin Towers Broadcasting


Jerry Doyle-2010
-Mon-Fri-6PM-7PM-Twin Towers Broadcasting


Herman Cain-2013-11AM-Noon/8PM-9PM-Twin Towers Broadcasting


Dr. Ronald Hoffman
-Sun 3AM-5AM/Sat Midnight 1AM-Twin Towers Broadcasting


The Doug Urbanski Show
-Mon-Fri-8PM-9PM-Twin Towers Broadcasting


Adam Waltemire-Host of Pop Garden Radio-Sat-8PM-Midnight-Twin Towers Broadcasting
Capt. Jim Ross Fishing Reports-Tues and Thurs/"Catch a Memory Fishing Show"-Sat-8AM-9AM 
Joe Steckler-"Brevard Alzheimer's Hour"-Thurs-9AM-10AM-Twin Towers Broadcasting
Tom Sockaloff-"Good News Naturally"-Sat-7AM-8AM
"The Perfect Wedding Guide"-Sat-9:30AM-10AM
"Safari Todd Animal Talk Show"-Sat-10AM-11AM


Glenn Haege
-"Ask The Handyman"-Sat-11AM-Noon
Kim McMillen-"The Dinning Diva Cooking and Restaurant Show"-Sat-Noon-12:30PM 


Donna Anselmo-"Bold Business Talk"-Sat-12:30PM-1PM 
Peter J. Murphy-Co-host-"For Women Only"-Sat-1PM-2PM
Kathy Ogle-Co-host-"For Women Only"-Sat-1PM-2PM
"Sybil Gage Jazz Show"-Sat-7PM-8PM
"Gospel Charles with Music"-Sun-6AM-9AM
Mormon Tabernacle Choir Music and the Spoken Word-Sun-9AM-9AM


Robert Vincent Simms "The Garden Rebel"-Sun-10AM-11-AM
The World From A Jewish Perspective-Sun-11AM-Noon
The Money Pit Home Improvement Show-Sun-Noon-2PM
Steve Dale's Pet World-Sun-2PM-3PM
Jerry Baker-"Retirement Investing"-Sat-11AM-11:30AM
Twilight Zone For Radio-Sun-8PM-9PM
Dr. Science Fantastic Radio Show-Sun 9PM-Midnight
Stefani Troye-News


Bill Mick
Nancy Kenney-News


Mark Pence-"Man About Town"

Katie Shearer-Co-host with Paul Delaney-"Just Sayin"-Twin Towers Broadcasting

Other Names In WMEL 1300 History


John Harper-2008-General Manager-Twin Towers Broadcasting


Vernon Harper-2008-Sales Manager-Twin Towers Broadcasting
John Meissner-2008-Operations Manager-Twin Towers Broadcasting

Other Programs In WMEL 1300 History
Tampa Bay Rays Baseball-2012
"NASCAR Live" - 7PM-8PM 
NASCAR Racing
Local News hourly on the bottom of each hour
Weather 4 X's an hour 24/7
Local News hourly on the bottom of each hour
Sprint Cup Races
Florida Gators Football
Orlando Magic Basketball
High School Football, Basketball and Baseball weekly game of the week
Coverage for the past 20 years of every Satellite Rocket Launch
Coverage for the past 20 years of every Shuttle Launch


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