WKJX

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WKJX
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City Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Broadcast area Elizabeth City
Outer Banks
Branding "96.7 The Block"
Slogan Non-stop Hip-hop
Frequency 96.7 MHz
First air date 1984
Format Mainstream urban
ERP 50,000 watts
HAAT 124 meters
Class C2
Facility ID 49156
Transmitter coordinates 36°12′10.0″N 75°52′23.0″W / 36.202778°N 75.873056°W / 36.202778; -75.873056
Owner East Carolina Radio of Elizabeth City, Inc.
Sister stations WCNC, WERX-FM, WOBR-FM, WOBX, WOBX-FM, WRSF, WZBO
Website 967theblock.com

WKJX is a mainstream urban formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Elizabeth City, North Carolina, serving Elizabeth City and the Outer Banks. WKJX is owned and operated by East Carolina Radio of Elizabeth City, Inc.

While WKJX is primarily heard in North Carolina, it can be heard in extreme south-eastern sections of Hampton Roads

History[edit]

WKJX signed on in 1984 as an automated country station. In the early 1990s, it was sold to East Carolina Radio who flipped the station's format to Urban Adult Contemporary. In the late 1990s, the station became a simulcast of sister-station WOBR-FM.

In May 2004, WKJX increased its power to 50,000 watts and split from the simulcast of WOBR-FM, picking up a Light Adult Contemporary format as "Mix 96."

At 9:06am on April 2, 2010, after stunting the previous day with Bill Cosby stand-up routines, WKJX flipped to an urban hip-hop format, and took on the name 96.7 The Block.".[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Soft AC station is blown up for Hip-Hop". VARTV.com. April 2, 2010. 

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