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City Salt Lick, Kentucky
Broadcast area Morehead, Kentucky
Branding "Real Country"
Slogan "Today's Stars and Legends"
Frequency 97.7 MHz
Format Country
ERP 3,000 watts
HAAT 143 meters (469 ft)
Class A
Facility ID 56222
Transmitter coordinates 38°10′33″N 83°24′28″W / 38.17583°N 83.40778°W / 38.17583; -83.40778
Former callsigns WURD-FM (1981-1986)
WURD (1986-1987)
WAXZ (1987-2007)[1]
Owner Gateway Radio Works, Inc.
Website www.wkcaradio.com

WKCA (97.7 FM) is a radio station licensed to serve Salt Lick, Kentucky, USA. The station is owned by Gateway Radio Works, Inc.

WKCA broadcasts a country music format to the greater Morehead, Kentucky, area.[2]

The station was assigned the WKCA call sign by the Federal Communications Commission on October 1, 2007.[1]

2005-2007: Max FM[edit]

As WAXZ-FM, the station operated from Georgetown, Ohio. From 2005 to 2007 it simulcast WOXY-FM (97.7 FM) and WAOL-FM (99.5 FM) featuring the MAX FM format, which is an adult hits format without disc jockeys, similar in style to the syndicated Jack FM brand.

Before merging into "MAX FM," WAXZ played country music as "The Rooster"; WOXY-FM, which also broadcast at 97.7 MHz, was known shortly as "X-97.7," a modern rock station from Oxford, Ohio; and WAOL-FM was known as "Classic Country 99.5," broadcasting from Ripley. In Spring 2005, all three stations were rebranded "MAX FM."


  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. Retrieved August 9, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Retrieved August 9, 2009. 

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