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City of license Knoxville, Tennessee
Broadcast area Knoxville Metropolitan Area
Branding B97.5
Slogan "Today's Soft Rock"
Frequency 97.5 MHz
Format Adult Contemporary
ERP 100,000 watts (with beam tilt)
HAAT 395 meters (1,296 ft)
Class C
Facility ID 61040
Transmitter coordinates 36°00′36″N 83°55′57″W / 36.01000°N 83.93250°W / 36.01000; -83.93250
Former callsigns WEZK (1990-1993)
WEZJ-FM (1993-1994)
WJXB (1994-2002)[1]
Owner Duey Wright
(Midwest Communications, Inc.)
Sister stations WIMZ-FM, WDKW
Website b975.com

WJXB-FM (97.5 FM, "B97.5") is a radio station licensed to serve Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. The station is owned by Duey Wright, through licensee Midwest Communications, Inc.

WJXB-FM broadcasts an adult contemporary music format.[2] The station was formerly a beautiful music station known as WEZK. The station was assigned the WJXB-FM call sign by the Federal Communications Commission on January 21, 2002.[1]

It was announced on May 28th, 2014, that Midwest Communications will purchase 9 of the 10 Stations owned by South Central Communications. (This includes WJXB-FM along with Sister Stations WIMZ-FM & WVRX) With this purchase, Midwest Communications will expand its portfolio of stations to Evansville, Knoxville and Nashville.[3] The sale was finalized on September 2, 2014, at a price of $72 million.[4]


WJXB-FM programming is also carried on a broadcast translator station to extend or improve the coverage area of the station.

Call sign Frequency
City of license ERP
Class FCC info
W266AA 101.1 FM Kodak, Tennessee 250 D FCC


  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. Retrieved July 24, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Retrieved July 24, 2009. 
  3. ^ Midwest Communications Acquires South Central Communications
  4. ^ South Central Radio Group

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