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City Tazewell, Virginia
Broadcast area Tazewell, Virginia
Tazewell County, Virginia
Branding "Effect Radio"
Slogan "Today's Christian Alternative"
Frequency 1470 kHz
First air date 1966
Format Christian Rock
Power 5,000 Watts daytime only
Class D
Facility ID 64664
Transmitter coordinates 37°07′57.0″N 81°33′21.0″W / 37.132500°N 81.555833°W / 37.132500; -81.555833
Callsign meaning W TaZEwell
Affiliations Effect Radio
Owner Calvary Chapel of Twin Falls, Inc.
Sister stations WKQY
Webcast WTZE Webstream
Website WTZE Online

WTZE is a Christian Rock formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Tazewell, Virginia, serving Tazewell and Tazewell County, Virginia. WTZE is owned and operated by Calvary Chapel of Twin Falls, Inc.[1]


WTZE's former logo

WTZE was purchased by Calvary Chapel of Twin Falls, Inc. on May 7, 2013.[2] WTZE dropped its Talk format for a simulcast of KEFX's "Effect Radio" network.[3]

The station was previously owned by Triad Broadcasting Company, LLC. Prior to its current format, the station aired a Talk format and was a simulcast of WHIS.[4]


  1. ^ "WTZE Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ Application Search Details fcc.gov. Accessed October 31, 2013
  3. ^ Effect Radio Stations
  4. ^ Larry Wilson buys Triad Broadcasting RBR.com. December 1, 2012. Accessed October 31, 2013.

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