WXSM

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WXSM
WXSM.png
City of license Blountville, Tennessee
Broadcast area Tri-Cities, Tennessee
Branding 640-WXSM: The Xtreme Sports Monster
Frequency 640 kHz
First air date 1967
Format Sports
Power 10,000 watts (Daytime)
810 watts (Nighttime)
Class B
Facility ID 29513
Callsign meaning W Xtreme Sports Monster
Former callsigns WCQR (1986-1987)
WJTZ (1987-1993)
WGOC (1993-2007)
Affiliations CBS Sports Radio
Tennessee Titans Atlanta Braves (MLB)
ETSU Athletics
Owner Cumulus Media
Sister stations WGOC, WJCW, WKOS-FM, WQUT
Webcast WXSM Live Feed
Website 640wxsm.com

WXSM (640 AM) is a radio station serving the Tri-Cities, Tennessee vicinity with a sports format as a CBS Sports Radio affiliate. It broadcasts on AM frequency 640 kHz and is under ownership of Cumulus Media. WXSM also broadcasts Tennessee Titans NFL games,[1] Atlanta Braves MLB,[2] plus ETSU Buccaneer and Dobyns Bennett High School games.

History[edit]

This frequency had the call letters WCQR on June 16, 1986, and WJTZ on Nov. 2, 1987. From April 9, 1993 until February 26, 2007, the 640 frequency was home to classic country WGOC.[3]

Programming[edit]

Weekdays from 6:00 to 10:00 am, Bobby Rader hosts "The Morning Monster" sports talk show with co-hosts Kenny Hawkins (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) and Bud (Tuesday and Thursday). Weekday afternoons from 3:00 to 6:00 pm, it's Bill Meade's SportsLine, an award-winning sports call-in show. Other portions of the broadcast day are programmed with CBS Sports Radio or sports broadcasts. WXSM is the flagship station for ETSU basketball.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Titans Radio in Tennessee". Titans Radio. 
  2. ^ "Affiliate Radio Stations". braves.com. Retrieved 2009-03-26. 
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. Retrieved 2009-03-26. 

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Coordinates: 36°31′19″N 82°25′25″W / 36.52194°N 82.42361°W / 36.52194; -82.42361