WSTX-FM

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WSTX-FM
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City Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands
Branding FM 100
Slogan The Virgin Islands Reggae Authority
Frequency 100.3 FM (MHz)
Format Reggae
ERP 50,000 Watts
HAAT 314 meters (1031 feet)
Class B
Facility ID 20601
Transmitter coordinates 17°45′20″N 64°47′55″W / 17.75556°N 64.79861°W / 17.75556; -64.79861
Owner Caledonia Communication Corporation
Sister stations WSTX (AM)
Webcast Listen Live
Website WSTXRADIO.COM

WSTX-FM (100.3 FM) is a radio station licensed to serve Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands. The station is owned by Caledonia Communication Corporation, a corporation whose majority shareholder, Kevin A. Rames, is an attorney based on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Caledonia Communication Corporation purchased the radio station from Family Broadcasting, Inc. on November 19, 2010. The station owns and utilizes the tradename "The Soul of the Caribbean."

The station has been assigned these call letters by the Federal Communications Commission since the station was initially licensed.[1]

On April 20, 2005, WSTX FM 100 began programming of the U.S. Virgin Islands's first 24-hour reggae radio station. The format was launched and programmed by Program Director and Radio Personality Troy Brown and features several VI Reggae artists like Pressure "Busspipe," Midnite and Dezarie.

On October 15, 2009, Brown left WSTX to launch Shanty Vibes Radio. Since October, WSTX FM 100 has started playing more dancehall, Soca and Calypso. On August 13, 2010, WSTX FM 100 aired several hours of "Caribbean Hits" with Radio Personality “Mean” Dean but then switched back to the reggae format.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 

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