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WFRX station logo.png
City of license West Frankfort, Illinois
Broadcast area Herrin, Illinois
Marion, Illinois
Benton, Illinois
Branding The Fan
Frequency 1300 kHz
Format Sports Radio
Power 1,000 watts day
60 watts night
Class D
Facility ID 53979
Affiliations Fox Sports Radio
Owner Withers Broadcasting of Southern Illinois, LLC

WFRX (1300 AM) is a radio station licensed to West Frankfort, Illinois, USA. The station airs a Sports radio format, and is currently owned by Withers Broadcasting of Southern Illinois, LLC.[1] It is the first radio station in the United States to play a Beatles record on air.


  1. ^ "WFRX Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.  Accessed November 21, 2013

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