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WMNC 1430 AM

  1430-AM Classic Hit Country is the oldest radio station in Burke County. The station first signed on the air, September 23rd, 1947 with two hundred fifty watts of power at the 1490 frequency. WMNC-AM was later granted a power increase to 5 thousand watts and moved to the present frequency of 1430 of the AM band. 

  Through the years the station has played a variety of music. From the early days of the philosophy of "something for everyone" to more conventional blocks of easy listening, Top-40, Rock and Classic Country, WMNC-AM has represented the listening preferences of the changing audience of the a Catawba Valley. 

  A CNN news affiliate, WMNC-AM currently offers the best in Classic Country Music from George Jones to The Gatlin Brothers, to Alabama. Strongly committed to the community, WMNC-AM offers local news and sports, coverage of community events and announcements, obituaries, church news, and up-to-date weather.

Special Programming Times

The Swap Shop with Rob Eastwood


Monday – Saturday

9:05am – 10:00am

If you are interested in placing an item to buy, sale, swap or trade on the Swap Shop feel free to call (828) 437-0521 between the scheduled hours, or you can e-mail and put SWAP SHOP in the subject line. You may also place items on the Swap Shop via fax (828) 433-8855 or by mail: SWAP SHOP, PO Box 969 Morganton, NC 28680.

Local News with Rob Eastwood


 Monday – Friday

6:00a, 7:00a, 8:00a 

News & Obituaries with Adam Booj

 Monday – Friday

12:06pm – 12:20pm
12:06pm – 12:20pm




CNN Headline News at the top of EVERY HOUR


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WMNC-AM 1430 will also be covering UNC basketball
& football games with Woody Durham, as of September, 2007.