WCLX

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Broadcast area Champlain Valley Region
Branding Farm Fresh Radio
Format Contemporary Hit Radio
ERP 6,000 watts
HAAT 92 meters
Class A
Facility ID 72034
Former callsigns WVZP (1992)
WADQ (1992-1996)
WMEX (1996-1998)
Owner Dennis Jackson
(Westport Broadcasting)
Sister stations WRIP, WQQQ, WMEX, WJZZ
Website www.farmfreshradio.com

WCLX (102.9 FM) is a radio station owned by Westport Broadcasting[1] located in Westport, New York, USA, serving the Champlain Valley region of central Vermont and the Burlington, VT market. WCLX programs contemporary hit music.

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The station was granted the call letters WVZP on September 2, 1992, but initiated broadcasting as WADQ (for "Adirondack"), and then for a period with a Classical Music format as WMEX, "Where classic call letters mean great Classical Music." In the late 1990s, WMEX gradually morphed into Burlington's Album Station, adopting the present call letters in Feb 1999 when owner Dennis Jackson relinquished the historic "WMEX" call letters to Boston's 1060 AM. The WMEX calls subsequently moved to New Hampshire and, more recently, to Martha's Vineyard.[2]

From 1999 to September 2009, WCLX featured a Free-form FM Classic Album Rock format known as 'The Album Station', programmed by husband and wife team Diane Desmond and Russ Kinsley who had also established several earlier versions of the format on a variety of Vermont stations throughout the 1980s. During their tenure at 102.9, WCLX focused on modern-day blues-influenced bands and progressive rock bands of the 1960s, 1970s and early 1980s.[3]

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