WXCC

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WXCC
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City of license Williamson, West Virginia
Broadcast area Southern West Virginia
Southwest Virginia
Eastern Kentucky
Branding Coal Country 96.5
Slogan "The Tri-State's Coal Country and More"
Frequency 96.5 MHz
First air date October 27, 1978[1]
Format Country
ERP 75,000 watts
HAAT 339 meters (1113 feet)
Class C1
Facility ID 26393
Transmitter coordinates 37°30′48″N 82°15′20″W / 37.51333°N 82.25556°W / 37.51333; -82.25556
Affiliations Fox News Radio, Marshall University football and basketball networks
Owner East Kentucky Broadcasting
(East Kentucky Radio Network, Inc.)
Sister stations WBTH, WDHR, WEKB, WLSI, WPKE, WPKE-FM, WPRT, WZLK
Webcast Listen Live
Website www.wxccfm.com

WXCC (96.5 FM, "Coal Country 96.5") is a radio station licensed to serve Williamson, West Virginia. The station is owned by East Kentucky Broadcasting and licensed to East Kentucky Radio Network, Inc. It airs a Country music format.[2] WXCC is an affiliate of Fox News Radio.

History[edit]

The first song played on WXCC, broadcasting in the heart of West Virginia's coal country, was Tennessee Ernie Ford's "Sixteen Tons".[1] The station was assigned the WXCC call letters by the Federal Communications Commission.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About Us". WXCC-FM website. Retrieved 2008-03-14. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 

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