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City Millington, Tennessee
Broadcast area Memphis metropolitan area
Branding 98.1 The Max
Slogan The Rock of Memphis
Frequency 98.1 MHz
First air date 1960 (as KOSE-FM Osceola, AR)
Format Mainstream Rock
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 265 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 35399
Callsign meaning We're EXtreme To The MaX !
Former callsigns KOSE-FM (1960-1974)
KHFO (1974-1986)
KWLN (1986-1990)
KPYR (1990-1992)
WPYR (1992-1993)
WYKL (1993-1995)
WSRR-FM (1995-2005)
Owner Cumulus Media
(Radio License Holding CBC, LLC)
Sister stations WGKX-FM, WKIM, WRBO
Webcast Listen Live
Website 981themax.com

WXMX is a commercial mainstream rock radio station near Memphis, TN.[1] It is owned by Cumulus Media and is branded as "98.1 The Max". The station's studios are located at the Memphis Radio Group building in East Memphis, and the transmitter site is in Cordova, Tennessee.

Notable local programming included a very humorous and topical morning talk show called Drake and Zeke in the Morning. After the passing of Zeke, the show remains on the air under the name "Drake in the Morning". His show also airs on weeknights, Monday through Thursday. Much of their commentary is on local issues.

The station adopted its current format on April 1, 2005.[2]


  1. ^ "Login to All Access - Breaking Radio News and Free New Music - AllAccess.com". allaccess.com.
  2. ^ http://www.americanradiohistory.com/Archive-RandR/2000s/2005/RR-2005-04-08.pdf

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Coordinates: 35°09′18″N 89°49′19″W / 35.155°N 89.822°W / 35.155; -89.822