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Encyclopedia > WFMX
WFMX-FM
Broadcast area Statesville, North Carolina
Greensboro, North Carolina
Charlotte, North Carolina
Branding 105.7 WFMX
Slogan Good Times and Great Country
First air date 1947
Frequency 105.7 (MHz)
Format Country
ERP 100,000 watts
Class C
Callsign meaning No Meaning
Owner Mercury Broadcasting
Website http://www.wfmx.com

WFMX-FM[1] was a radio station operating in Statesville, North Carolina. Statesville is a city located in Iredell County, North Carolina. ... Downtown Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina, is a city in Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Flag Nickname: The Queen City, The Hornets Nest Location Location in Mecklenburg County in the state of North Carolina Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States North Carolina Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Mayor Pat McCrory, (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 280. ... Look up Slogan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Sine waves of various frequencies; the lower waves have higher frequencies than those above. ... MegaHertz (MHz) is the name given to one million (106) Hertz, a measure of frequency. ... A radio format or programming format describes the overall content broadcast on a radio station. ... Look up country in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... In radio telecommunications, effective radiated power or ERP is determined by subtracting system losses from system gains. ... The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit of power. ... This is the list of broadcast station classes. ... Call sign can refer to different types of call signs: Airline call sign Aviator call sign Cosmonaut call sign Radio and television call signs Tactical call sign, also known as a tactical designator See also: International Callsign Allocations, Maritime Mobile Service Identity This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid... Website - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Statesville is a city located in Iredell County, North Carolina. ...


On July 19, 2006, WFMX signed off from its Statesville location after nearly 50 years [2], and prepared for a move to a community of license of Clemmons, North Carolina. [3] 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Clemmons is a village located in Forsyth County, North Carolina, a suburb of Winston-Salem. ...


The station will be a part of Clear Channel's cluster in the Greensboro/Winston-Salem market. [4] Downtown Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina, is a city in Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Twin City Location Location in North Carolina Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States North Carolina Forsyth County Founded Incorporated 1889 1913 Mayor Allen Joines (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 283. ...


History

WFMX was popular for its coverage of NASCAR, dubbing itself as "The Racin' Station". The station started service in May 3rd of 1947 as WSIC-FM. It, along with its sister station WSIC-AM, was the first AM and FM radio station simulcast combo to sign on simultaneously in the nation. The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ...


The station is also credited as the first FM radio station in the United States to program the country music format.


While the call letters have no specific meaning, they were purchased by then owner Statesville Broadcasting Company from the American Broadcasting Company in New York in 1958. The station has been owned by Texas based Mercury Broadcasting Inc. and operates in a J.S.A. (Joint Sales Agreement) with Clear Channel Communications. With the move to Greensboro/Winston-Salem, Clear Channel will purchase the facility. This article is about the American network, for the Australian network, see Australian Broadcasting Corporation The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is a television and radio network in the United States. ... Clear Channel Communications (NYSE: CCU) is a media company based in the United States of America. ...


External links

  • Official website (now with goodbye message)
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for WFMX-FM



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WMKS - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (418 words)
WFMX was popular for its coverage of NASCAR, dubbing itself as "The Racin' Station".
On July 19, 2006, WFMX signed off from its Statesville location after nearly 50 years, and prepared for a move to a community of license of Clemmons, North Carolina.
When the station returned to the air on July 24, 2006, WFMX flipped to a new format (using the KISS-FM moniker/slogan), this time as a Adult RandB, and took on the WMKS calls.
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