WEZX

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WEZX / WPZX / WBZX
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City of license WEZX: Scranton, PA
WPZX: Pocono Pines, PA
WQFM: Hancock, NY
Broadcast area [1][2][3]
Branding Rock 107
Slogan "Northeast PA's Home of Rock and Roll"
Frequency WEZX: 106.9 MHz
WPZX: 105.9 MHz
WQFM: 107.1 MHz
Translator(s) See below
First air date 1975
Format Classic rock
ERP WEZX: 1,450 watts
WPZX: 6,000 watts
WQFM: 2,100 watts
HAAT WEZX: 188 meters
WPZX: 100 meters
WQFM: 33.8 meters
Class WEZX: A
WPZX: A
WQFM: A
Facility ID WEZX: 66364
WPZX: 88753
WQFM: 165339
Owner Scranton Times, LLP
Webcast Listen Live
Website rock107.com

WEZX, branded as "Rock 107", is a radio station that plays classic rock. It broadcasts from Scranton, Pennsylvania on 106.9 FM. WEZX is simulcast on WPZX 105.9 FM in Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania and on WQFM 107.1 FM in Hancock, New York. It is also available to listen to online at Rock107's website. WEZX added HD radio on 9/20/2010 and is available in digital on WEZX HD1. The HD2 Signal on WEZX is a feed of FM 92.1, WFUZ, 92.1 FM Nanticoke, Pennsylvania.

Weekend Themes[edit]

Rock 107 used to feature a theme each weekend from Friday afternoon to Sunday at midnight, but it's sometimes extended for holiday weekends such as Memorial Day weekend. Some popular themes include:

  • Nice Pair Weekend - Blocks of two songs by the same artist are played through the weekend.
  • Perfect Ten Weekend - Listeners submit lists of ten songs via e-mail (often following a certain theme, i.e. "songs about cars", "Halloween songs", or simply their personal top ten songs). The lists are played throughout the week.
  • Time Travel Weekend - When the clocks change for Daylight Saving Time the station plays blocks of songs from the same year. Blocks can be as short as 3 songs and sometimes longer than 10 songs. Time machine sound effects and facts about each year are included.
  • British Invasion Weekend - Primarily music from the British Invasion Era is played throughout the week, often accompanied by history of the era.
  • Flashback Weekend - Music from a specific span of time is played throughout the weekend. Often historic highlights from the year, quotes from movies popular during the era, and music facts are also aired.
  • Block Party (Rock Block) Weekend - Similarly to the Nice Pair Weekend, blocks of songs by the same artist (three to six) are aired throughout the weekend.
  • All Request Weekend - Listener requested songs are featured through the weekend.
  • Oh Wow Weekend - Songs that are rarely played or are believed to have personal significance for many people are played, with the intention of giving listeners an "oh, wow." feeling, for not hearing them in a while.

Signal Repeaters[edit]

Call letters Frequency City of license
W287AY 105.3 MHz Mount Pocono
W297AF 107.3 MHz Scranton
W297AV 107.3 MHz Hazleton

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°20′53″N 75°39′00″W / 41.348°N 75.650°W / 41.348; -75.650