WFXF

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WFXF
City of license Dundee, Illinois
Broadcast area Northwest Suburban Chicago / Fox Valley
Branding 103.9 The Fox
Slogan The Northwest Suburbs Classic Rock
Frequency 103.9 MHz
First air date 1967 (as WVFV)
Format Classic rock
ERP 2,550 watts
HAAT 98 meters
Class A
Facility ID 3135
Former callsigns WVFV (1967–1980)
WCRM (1980–1989)
WABT (1989–1996)
WZCH (1996–2004)
WWYW (2004–2013)[1]
Owner Mile High Station Trust
Webcast Listen Live
Website rockthefox.com

WFXF (103.9 FM, "The Fox") is a radio station licensed to Dundee, Illinois. Its transmitter is located in Gilberts, Illinois and its studios are located in Crystal Lake, Illinois. The station serves the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. Its format consists of classic rock, from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

The station is an affiliate of the syndicated Floydian Slip Pink Floyd show.

History[edit]

Logo of previous Y103.9 format

The station previously ran a classic hits format as "Y103.9" until flipping to classic rock as "103.9 The Fox" on February 25, 2013 at 3PM. The last song as Y103.9 was Mercy Mercy Me by Marvin Gaye, while the first song on 103.9 The Fox was Foxy Lady by Jimi Hendrix. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Call Sign History FCC.gov. Accessed May 10, 2010
  2. ^ "Format Changes". Your Midwest Media. February 25, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 42°06′22″N 88°22′37″W / 42.106°N 88.377°W / 42.106; -88.377