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WAQX-FM logo.png
CityManlius, New York
Broadcast areaSyracuse, New York
Slogan"Syracuse. Rock. Alternative"
Frequency95.7 MHz
FormatAlternative Rock
ERP25,000 watts
HAAT91.0 meters
Facility ID52606
Transmitter coordinates43°0′25.00″N 76°5′38.00″W / 43.0069444°N 76.0938889°W / 43.0069444; -76.0938889Coordinates: 43°0′25.00″N 76°5′38.00″W / 43.0069444°N 76.0938889°W / 43.0069444; -76.0938889
AffiliationsCumulus Media Networks, Westwood One
OwnerCumulus Media
(Radio License Holding CBC, LLC)
Sister stationsWNTQ, WSKO, WXTL
WebcastWAQX-FM Webstream
WebsiteWAQX-FM Online

WAQX-FM is an Alternative Rock formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Manlius, New York, serving the Syracuse, New York market. WAQX-FM is owned and operated by Cumulus Media.[1]

Transition of Rock formats due to iHeartRadio and the Syracuse Market[edit]

Before Cumulus media put their stations onto the iHeartRadio site, 95X had a more Classic Hard Rock format and played songs from artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Scorpions, Heart and George Thorogood and had the slogan "If it Rocks: Its on 95X."

In order to serve the demand for Alternative Rock and Modern Rock, 95X changed to an Alternative Rock format to meet the needs of the Syracuse, NY market.


  1. ^ "WAQX Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division.

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