WYYX

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For the Panama City Beach, Florida radio station that held the call sign WYYX at 100.1 FM from 2016 to 2017, see WWLY.
WYYX
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City Bonifay, Florida
Broadcast area Panama City, Florida
Branding 97X
Slogan The Rock Station
Frequency 97.7 MHz
First air date 1983 (as WTBB)
Format Active Rock
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 253 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 25412
Former callsigns WTBB (1981-1997)
WYYX (1997-2016)
WVVE (2016-2017)
Owner Magic Broadcasting
Sister stations WILN, WWLY, WYOO
Webcast Listen Live
Website iam97x.com

WYYX (97.7 FM) is a commercial radio station located in Panama City Beach, Florida that has its transmitter licensed for Bonifay, Florida, broadcasting to the Panama City, Florida area on 97.7 FM.

The station began live and local morning content in 2012 when they moved the then personalities of "Afternoon Riot" to the morning drive time position, naming the program "The Stroke and ShortBus Radio Show" after the respective hosts. In the summer of 2013, ShortBus was promoted to middays and the morning show was entitled simply "Stroke Radio Show" which currently airs 6-10 on weekday mornings. Stroke has been with 97X since 2004. ShortBus, who is a former morning show host and now serves as the middays on-air personality, has been with the station since 2005. Both ShortBus and Stroke have worked as personalities on every day part on the station. Other notable on-air personalities include Paco, who hosts "Afternoon Riot" weekday afternoons, 2pm-6pm and "Hard Drive XL with Lou Brutus" airs 6 pm until 11 pm. The nighttime program is the only syndicated show to air on weekdays on the station.

Originally WTBB (Townsend Broadcasting), it began as a local station in 1983, using mostly a pre-recorded format, and was housed in the old Bank of Bonifay building. Manager Larry Donaldson also carried local ballgames and political events, and even had the occasional local remote. Most people thought he owned the station until it sold in 1992 and he moved on.

On August 8, 2016, WYYX went silent; its "97X" active rock format moved to WVVE 100.1 FM Panama City Beach.

On November 2, 2016, WYYX changed their call letters to WVVE.

On March 15, 2017, WVVE returned to the air with active rock, branded as "97X", returning the format to the 97.7 FM frequency.[1] On March 17, 2017, WVVE changed their call letters to WYYX.

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Coordinates: 30°30′43″N 85°29′24″W / 30.512°N 85.490°W / 30.512; -85.490