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The Essentials

Call Letters: WHYT
Frequency: 1110am
City of License: Noblesville
Metro(s): Indianapolis
Power: 250 watts - Day (DA)
Format: MOR
Address: 2401 Cicero Road, Noblesville, IN 46060
Address: Highway 19 North, Noblesville, IN 46060
Phone: 317.773.0333
Ownership: Mid-Indiana Broadcasting Corp.

Station Personnel



VP: Jim Mathis
Chief Engineer: Max Turner
OM: Mike Mathis
PD/MD: Charles Morgan


President: Wendell Hansen
Station Manager: Donald Pille
Chief Engineer: Hugh Kelly
Chief Engineer: Horace Smith
PD: John Spear
PD: Larry Painter
PD/MD: Poppin' Perry Pierce
MD: Hank Roedell
MD: Steve Daughterty
News Director: Curt Gibson
Production Director: Elaine Roberts
Promotions Director: Gene Baker
Promotions Director: Chris Edwards
Promotions Director: Donna Elliott
Promotions Director: Paul Merryman
Afternoons: Poppin' Perry Pierce (4pm - 6pm)
Airstaff: Arlene Mansen
Tim Timmons

Station History

1110am signed on November 1, 1973. The FCC granted the license on September 11, 1973. Daytime only station.


Big Band format. Studios located at 830 Logan St., Noblesvile, IN. NBC affiliate.


In 1976, Mid-Indiana Broadcasting Corp. proposed a $271,500 sale to Family Live Broadcasting System of Jackson, Michigan. Also in 1976, WHYT increased power from 250 watts to 600 watts nondirectional. The station programmed Top 40 and MOR in the morning, and soul music in the afternoon. Now silent and deleted.

For Further Reading...

"For the Record." Broadcasting 85, no. 13 (1973): 79.
"Changing Hands." Broadcasting 91, no. 3 (1976): 36.
Hall, Claude, "Vox Jox" Billboard 88, no. 50 (1976): 24.

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