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WXCT ALT93.9 logo.png
City Chattanooga, Tennessee
Broadcast area Chattanooga, Tennessee
Branding Alt 93.9
Slogan Where Music Matters in Chattanooga
Frequency 1370 kHz
Translator(s) 93.9 W230CN (Chattanooga)
First air date 1940 (as WDEF at 1400)
Format AAA
Power AM: 5,000 watts
ERP FM: 250 watts
Class AM: B
Facility ID AM: 57845
Former callsigns WDEF (1940-2016)
Former frequencies 1400 kHz (1940-1948)
Owner Bahakel Communications
(Jackson Telecasters, Inc.)
Sister stations WDEF-FM, WDOD-FM, WUUQ
Webcast Listen Live
Website www.alt939.com

WXCT (1370 AM, "Alt 93.9") is a radio station serving the Chattanooga, Tennessee area. The station is currently owned by Bahakel Communications along with WDEF-FM, WDOD-FM, and WUUQ.

WXCT has long been the sister station to WDEF-FM and was the sister station to WDEF-TV, before being spun off from the CBS affiliate in the 1990s. It signed on as WDEF on December 31, 1940 at 1400 on the AM dial, and was moved to 1370 in the late 1940s.

On October 30, 2016, WDEF changed their call letters to WXCT.[1]

On November 14, 2016 at 8 a.m. WXCT dropped its simulcast with WUUQ and changed their format to adult album alternative, branded as "Alt 93.9" (simulcast on FM translator W230CN 93.9 FM Chattanooga).[2]


  1. ^ WXCT Call Sign History
  2. ^ Alt 93.9 Launching in Chattanooga Radioinsight - November 13, 2016

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Coordinates: 35°02′25″N 85°20′22″W / 35.04028°N 85.33944°W / 35.04028; -85.33944