WCDX

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WCDX
WCDX-FM 2015.png
City Mechanicsville, Virginia
Broadcast area Richmond, Virginia
Petersburg, Virginia
Branding "iPower 92-1 and 104-1"
Slogan "The 804's Source for Hip-Hop and R&B"
Frequency 92.1 FM MHz(also on HD Radio)
First air date October 7, 1985[1]
Format Mainstream Urban[2]
Power 4,500 Watts
HAAT 235 meters (771 ft)
Class B1
Facility ID 60473
Transmitter coordinates 37°36′52.0″N 77°30′56.0″W / 37.614444°N 77.515556°W / 37.614444; -77.515556
Callsign meaning W Compact Disc X
former branding
Former callsigns WPUF (1984-1985)
WZZR (1985-1987)
WCDX (1987-Present)[3]
Owner Radio One
(Radio One Licenses, LLC.)
Sister stations WKJM, WKJS, WPZZ, WTPS
Webcast WCDX Webstream
Website WCDX Online

WCDX is a Mainstream Urban formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Mechanicsville, Virginia, serving the Richmond/Petersburg area.[2] WCDX is owned and operated by Radio One.[4]

WCDX is licensed by the FCC to broadcast in the HD Radio format.[5][6]

Alumni[edit]

Juan Conde, who later became evening news anchor for local ABC affiliate WRIC-TV, was WCDX's morning man for most of the 1990s.[7]

Translator[edit]

In addition to the main station, WCDX is relayed by an FM translator to widen its broadcast area.[8] The translator was launched on November 17, 2015 and is primarily directed at the Petersburg area.[9]

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license Facility
ID
ERP
W
Height
m (ft)
Class FCC info
W281AW 104.1 FM Petersburg, Virginia 139555 250 watts 86 m (282 ft) D FCC

References[edit]

  1. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 2010 (PDF). ProQuest, LLC/Reed Publishing (Nederland), B.V. 2010. p. D-567. Retrieved July 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved July 8, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 8, 2015. 
  4. ^ "WCDX Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 8, 2015. 
  5. ^ http://licensing.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/sta_det.pl?Facility_id=60473
  6. ^ http://hdradio.com/station_guides/widget.php?id=56 HD Radio Guide for Richmond, Virginia
  7. ^ "Meet The Team - WRIC". Media General. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  8. ^ "W281AW Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  9. ^ Venta, Lance (November 17, 2015). "WCDX Richmond Adds Second Signal". Radio Insight. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 

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