WEFX
CityHenderson, New York
Broadcast areaWatertown, New York
Frequency100.7 MHz
Branding100.7 The Eagle
Programming
FormatCountry music
Ownership
OwnerCommunity Broadcasters, LLC
History
First air date
1991 (as WOTT-FM)
Former call signs
WOTT-FM (1991-2009)
Call sign meaning
WatErtown's FoX (previous format)
Technical information
Facility ID30799
ClassA
ERP6,000 watts
HAAT100 meters (330 ft)
Links
Websitecbwatertown.com/theeagle

WEFX (100.7 MHz, "100.7 The Eagle") is a commercial FM radio station licensed to Henderson, New York. It is owned by Community Broadcasters, LLC, and airs a country music radio format.

The radio studios and offices are on Wealtha Avenue in Watertown, New York. The transmitter is on Paul Road at Smithfield Road in Adams, New York.[1] WEFX is a Class A FM station with an effective radiated power (ERP) of 6,000 watts.

History

In 1991, the station first signed on the air. Its original call sign was WOTT-FM. It was the sister station of WOTT 1410 AM (now WNER).

A classic hits format was launched on 100.7 on February 11, 2009. WEFX uses the frequency formerly occupied by WOTT, which moved to 94.1 in Calcium, New York, on February 9, 2009.

As a classic hits station, WEFX played music from the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. It used the slogan "Plays the music you grew up with."[2]

On September 6, 2012, WEFX changed its format from classic hits to country music. The station is branded as "100.7 The Eagle".[3]

References

  1. ^ Radio-Locator.com/WEFX
  2. ^ ""The Fox" is Born in Watertown". CNYRadio.com. 2009-02-11.
  3. ^ "The Eagle Lands in Watertown".

Coordinates: 43°49′12″N 76°05′28″W / 43.820°N 76.091°W / 43.820; -76.091