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City Blountville, Tennessee
Broadcast area Tri-Cities, Tennessee
Branding 640-WXSM: The Xtreme Sports Monster
Frequency 640 kHz
First air date 1967
Format Sports
Power 10,000 watts (Daytime)
810 watts (Nighttime)
Class B
Facility ID 29513
Callsign meaning W Xtreme Sports Monster
Former callsigns WCQR (1986-1987)
WJTZ (1987-1993)
WGOC (1993-2007)
Affiliations CBS Sports Radio
Tennessee Titans
ETSU Athletics
Owner Cumulus Media
(Radio License Holding CBC, LLC)
Sister stations WGOC, WJCW, WKOS-FM, WQUT
Webcast WXSM Live Feed
Website 640wxsm.com

WXSM (640 AM) is a radio station serving the Tri-Cities, Tennessee vicinity with a sports format as a CBS Sports Radio affiliate. It broadcasts on AM frequency 640 kHz and is under ownership of Cumulus Media. WXSM also broadcasts Tennessee Titans NFL games,[1] plus ETSU Buccaneer and Dobyns Bennett High School games.


This frequency had the call letters WCQR on June 16, 1986, and WJTZ on Nov. 2, 1987. From April 9, 1993 until February 26, 2007, the 640 frequency was home to classic country WGOC.[2]


Weekdays from 6:00 to 10:00 am, Bobby Rader hosts "The Morning Monster" sports talk show and is joined by Kenny Hawkins (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) and Bud (Tuesday and Thursday). Weekday afternoons from 3:00 to 6:00 pm, it's Bill Meade's SportsLine. Other portions of the broadcast day are programmed with CBS Sports Radio or sports broadcasts. WXSM is the flagship station for ETSU athletics. Westwood One programming includes the NFL and NCAA Basketball Tournament.


  1. ^ "Titans Radio in Tennessee". Titans Radio. 
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. Retrieved 2009-03-26. 

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Coordinates: 36°31′19″N 82°25′25″W / 36.52194°N 82.42361°W / 36.52194; -82.42361