WWZW

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WWZW
WWZW-FM 2014.PNG
City Buena Vista, Virginia
Broadcast area Buena Vista, Virginia
Lexington, Virginia
Branding "Classic 96-7 3WZ"
Frequency 96.7 MHz
First air date 1960
Format Classic Hits
ERP 2,000 Watts
HAAT 346 Meters
Class B1
Facility ID 19672
Transmitter coordinates 37°43′37.0″N 79°18′24.0″W / 37.726944°N 79.306667°W / 37.726944; -79.306667
Callsign meaning a nod to sister WZWW in Bellefonte, PA
Owner First Media Radio, LLC
Sister stations WREL
Webcast WWZW Webstream
Website WWZW Online

WWZW is a Classic Hits formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Buena Vista, Virginia, serving the Buena Vista/Lexington area. WWZW is owned and operated by First Media Radio, LLC.[1]

History[edit]

Until July 22, 2004, WWZW (then WREL-FM) and sister WREL-AM were owned by Equus Communications, Inc.

On August 10, 2004, WREL-FM switched calls to WWZW to match co-owned station WZWW in Bellefonte, PA.

On November 1, 2004, WWZW, still a country music station, adopted the "3WZ" branding, the same branding used by sister WZWW, an adult contemporary station.

On February 2, 2005, First Media Radio changed WWZW's format from country to adult contemporary. Sister WREL-AM remained a News/Talk station.

In July 2009, WWZW switched from an Adult Contemporary format to Classic Hits as "Classic 96-7 3WZ".

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