WAXO

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WAXO
City Lewisburg, Tennessee
Branding 95.9 WAXO
Frequency 1220 kHz/95.9 MHz
Format Silent
ERP 1,000 watts day
144 watts night
Class D
Facility ID 40456
Transmitter coordinates 35°25′42.00″N 86°46′22.00″W / 35.4283333°N 86.7727778°W / 35.4283333; -86.7727778
Affiliations Westwood One
Owner Marshall County Radio Corporation
Webcast Listen Live
Website 959waxo.com
W29DM-D/WAXO-TV
City Lewisburg, Tennessee
Channels Digital: 29 (UHF)
Subchannels 29.1 Silent
Owner Marshall County Radio Corporation
((Bob Smartt))
Former callsigns W34DB
Former channel number(s) Analog:
34 (UHF)
Former affiliations A1, GBN, Independent
Transmitter power 5 kW
Facility ID 168849
Transmitter coordinates 35°26′55″N 86°47′23″W / 35.44861°N 86.78972°W / 35.44861; -86.78972

WAXO (1220 AM/95.9 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Country music & Classic rock format. Licensed to Lewisburg, Tennessee, USA, the station is currently owned by Marshall County Radio Corporation and features programming from Westwood One.[1] It also operates a low-power television station on Digital Channel 29 (Formally seen on Analog Channel 34).

The WAXO call letters were previously used by the present-day WWDV in Zion, Illinois, when it was located in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

WAXO radio and television carries a wide selection of local sports including Marshall County sports, Forrest High School sports, and Cornersville High School sports. The station is also an affiliate of the Tennessee Titans radio network.[2]

On June 1, 2016, WAXO AM, FM & TV went off the air due to owners, Marshall County Radio Corporation filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, as there were no funds to continue operations of the stations. An STA has been filed with the FCC to keep all three of the Stations Silent for up to one year.[3] It is unknown if the television & radio stations will either be put up for sale, or will be gone for good.

WAXO television[edit]

The television side has the legal call letters of W29DM-D (But it's identified on air as WAXO-TV), and is an Independent Station. The station also served as an affiliate & broadcast programming from America One in the mid-morning hours (Until that Network was discontinued in September 2014 & merged with Youtoo TV), and as a Gospel Broadcasting Network (GBN) affiliate until 2015. Local programming and replays of the local high school sports are also seen on the station, Otherwise showing a slideshow of local events with audio from sister radio station WAXO playing in the background. The station is seen over the air (via a Digital Low Powered Translator) on Channel 29.[4] The Station was also streamed online via WAXO's Website, until it was removed sometime in 2013. It is unknown if the stream for the television station will return or not. The Television Station was taken off the air along with the Radio Stations on June 1, 2016, due to owners, Marshall County Radio Corporation filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, as there were no funds to continue operations of the stations. It is unknown if the television & radio stations will either be put up for sale, or will be gone for good.

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