WZZP

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WZZP
WZZP logo.jpg
City Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Broadcast area Clarksville-Hopkinsville area
Branding Z97.5 Everything That Rocks
Frequency 97.5 MHz
First air date November 12, 1984
Format Active Rock
Audience share 6.0, #5 (Fa'07, R&R[1])
ERP 6,000 watts
HAAT 100.0 meters
Class A
Facility ID 83979
Transmitter coordinates 36°45′47.00″N 87°26′59.00″W / 36.7630556°N 87.4497222°W / 36.7630556; -87.4497222
Former callsigns WTNK (2000)
Owner Saga Communications of Tuckessee, LLC
Webcast Listen Live
Website Z975.com

WZZP ("Z97.5") is an Active Rock radio station that serves Clarksville, Tennessee, Hopkinsville, Kentucky, and Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Owned by Saga Communications, it debuted with a Classic Hits format in 2000, switching to the active rock format in 2003. WZZP operates at 3000 watts from an antenna located in Hopkinsville.

Saga Communications also operates WVVR 100.3 Country, WRND-FM 94.3 Classic Hits, WCVQ 107.9 Adult Contemporary, and WKFN 540 AM Sports as a cluster from its main offices in Clarksville.

Southern Broadcasting, Inc., with its President Thomas T. Cassetty applied to the FCC for a construction permit to build WZZP FM on November 9, 1999. According to FCC records, the station began as WTNK-FM which stood for "Tennessee aNd Kentucky" on June 29, 2000. The station changed calls to the present day WZZP-FM on October 20, 2000. Saga Communications, purchased the station from Southern Broadcasting, Inc.

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The station went on the air as WTNK on June 29, 2000. On October 20, 2000 the station changed its call sign to the current WZZP.[2]

The call sign WZZP has been previously used. From March 21, 1977, to March 5, 1984, WZZP, with branding "Zip 106", was applied to what became WHLK in the Cleveland, Ohio market. From November 12, 1984, to September 2, 1991, WZZP was applied to what became WRBR-FM in the South Bend, Indiana market.[3]

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