|Broadcast area||Erie, Pennsylvania|
|Branding||Nash FM 97-9|
|Slogan||Erie's Country Music Station|
|First air date||1989|
|Former callsigns||WMYJ-FM (1988-1989)|
|Owner||Cumulus Media |
(Radio License Holding CBC, LLC)
|Sister stations||WRIE, WQHZ, WXKC|
Signing-on in October 1988 as WMYJ, the station operated with an Adult Contemporary format for a year as "Y-98."
WMYJ was purchased by Bob Winters (WinCapp Broadcasting) over the summer of 1989. The format switch to country happened at noon on September 11, 1989 and the station took the calls WXTA.
Former air personalities at WXTA include "Uncle Fred" Horton, Bobby Reed, Ron Kline, Mike McKay, Natalie Massing, John Cunningham, "Big John" Jacobs, Ed Beeler, Bobbi Weston, Brian Williams, Rick Shigo, Chris Atkins, Dale Thompson, Chet Price, Bill Shannon, Laura Luke, Jim Mirabello, Adam Reese, John Gallagher, Tom Lavery, Sammy James, Jay Foyst, Herb Palmer, Dan "Shoeless" Sheldon, Ellie McVay, Truckin' Tom, Cindy Wear, Becca Lynn and the syndicated "Big D & Bubba."
Former syndicated programming on WXTA includes "After Midnite with Blair Garner", "Country Gold Saturday Night" and "Neon Nights with Lia".
Morning Personality "Uncle Fred" Horton died on March 4, 2008.
Current on-air personalities include Mike Sheffield, Jim Griffey, Nicole Dohoda and Chuck Stevens. Stevens is also the stations Program Director.
On Air features include Sheffield in the Morning (Mike Sheffield), Country Cartunes at 5, Kickin' it with Kix (Kix Brooks), and Retro Country.
On February 3, 2014 WXTA along with 9 other Cumulus owned country music stations, made the switch to going under the Nash FM branding.
- WXTA official website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WXTA
- Radio-Locator information on WXTA
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WXTA