WMWX

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WMWX
WMWX logo.png
City of license Miamitown, Ohio
Broadcast area Greater Cincinnati
Branding ClassX
Slogan The New Breed of Rock
Frequency 88.9 MHz
Repeaters WKCX/Crittenden 89.1 MHz
WYNS/Waynesville 89.1 MHz
First air date August 6, 2006
Format Classic rock
ERP 4,600 watts
HAAT 114 meters
Class A
Facility ID 93070
Transmitter coordinates 39°19′18.00″N 84°57′33.00″W / 39.3216667°N 84.9591667°W / 39.3216667; -84.9591667
Callsign meaning W M W "ClassX"
Former callsigns 990325MC (1999–2006)
Owner Spryex Communications, Inc.
(Spryex Communications, Inc.)
Webcast Listen Live
Website classxradio.com

WMWX (88.9 FM) – branded ClassX – is a non-commercial classic rock radio station licensed to Miamitown, Ohio. Owned by Spryex Communications, Inc., WMWX is the Cincinnati affiliate for Floydian Slip. The WMWX studios are located in the Cincinnati suburb of Hamilton, while the station transmitter resides in Brookville, Indiana.

WMWX primarily serves western parts of Greater Cincinnati, but also extends its signal by using two full-power repeaters. Licensed to Crittenden, Kentucky, repeater WKCX (89.1 FM) provides coverage to eastern and southern parts of Greater Cincinnati. Licensed to Waynesville, Ohio, repeater WYNS (89.1 FM) provides coverage to Warren County, Ohio.

History[edit]

WMWX, 88.9 FM signed on the air with 5,000 watts on August 6, 2006. ClassX on 88.9 FM, WMWX; reaches potentially nearly 1.8 million listeners in the greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, and Southeast Indiana area. ClassX is a True Rock format. The station promises a variety and exposure of new artists and their music as well as deep tracks off of old classic rock albums. ClassX is Album Rock: a mix of New Melodic Album Rock releases combined with lost Classic Rock tracks from the past 40 years. In 2011, 88.9 FM expanded its broadcasting signal to simulcasting on 89.1 FM (WKCX) in Cincinnati as well as 89.1 FM (WYNS) in Waynesville, Ohio.[1][2]

Current programming[edit]

WMWX uses an all-volunteer staff with live on-air disc jockeys. The station airs a variety of classic rock, including heavy metal, psychedelic rock, blues, progressive rock, garage rock, and hair metal, as well as specialty shows featuring The Beatles (Beatles-a-Rama) and Pink Floyd (Floydian Slip).[3][4]

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