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City of license Fredericksburg, Virginia
Broadcast area Metro Fredericksburg
Branding "News Talk Sports Radio 1350 AM & 96.5 FM"
Frequency 1350 kHz
First air date 1960
Format News/Talk/Sports
Power 1,000 watts (day)
37 watts (night)
Class D
Facility ID 65640
Transmitter coordinates 38°18′46.0″N 77°26′20.0″W / 38.312778°N 77.438889°W / 38.312778; -77.438889
Former callsigns WFLS (1960-1996)
WYSK (1996-2011)
Affiliations ESPN Radio
Westwood One
Premiere Radio Networks
Owner The Free Lance-Star Publishing Company of Fredericksburg, VA
Sister stations WFLS-FM, WVBX, WWUZ
Website WNTX Online

WNTX is a News/Talk/Sports formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Fredericksburg, Virginia, serving metro Fredericksburg. WNTX is owned and operated by The Free Lance–Star Publishing Company of Fredericksburg, VA.[1]


It was known as WFLS and simulcast with WFLS-FM until 1996, when the calls were changed to WYSK and it started simulcasting WYSK-FM.

On July 5, 2011, WYSK began carrying Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity talk shows during the day.[2] On July 15, 2011, WYSK changed their call letters to WNTX.


In February 2010, WYSK began simulcasting on translator W243BS at 96.5 FM. On April 16, 2013, W243BS 96.5 dropped its simulcast of sister station WNTX for a simulcast of WFLS-HD2 carrying a Freeform format.[3] The "FredFM" format was dropped in early March 2014, when W243BS resumed simulcasting sister station WNTX.


  1. ^ "WNTX Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ DeShazo, Steve (September 24, 2010). "Radio's 'Game' fills void for fans". The Free Lance-Star (Fredericksburg, VA). 
  3. ^ Jett, Cathy (April 16, 2013). "FredFM hits the airwaves". Fredericksburg.com (Fredericksburg, VA). 

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