WXMX
WXMX.png
Broadcast areaMemphis metropolitan area
Frequency98.1 MHz
Branding98-1 The Max
Programming
FormatMainstream rock
Ownership
Owner
WGKX-FM, WKIM, WRBO
History
First air date
1960 (as KOSE-FM in Osceola, AR)
Former call signs
KOSE-FM (1960-1974)
KHFO (1974-1986)
KWLN (1986-1988)
KMPZ (1988-1990)
KPYR (1990-1992)
WPYR (1992-1993)
WYKL (1993-1995)
WSRR-FM (1995-2005)
Call sign meaning
We're EXtreme To The MaX !
Technical information
Facility ID35399
ClassC1
ERP100,000 watts
HAAT265 meters
Links
WebcastListen live
Website981themax.com

WXMX is a commercial mainstream rock radio station near Memphis, TN.[1] It is owned by Cumulus Media and is branded as "98-1 The Max". The station's studios are located at the Memphis Radio Group building in East Memphis, and the transmitter site is in Cordova, Tennessee.

The station adopted its current format on April 1, 2005.[2] For many years, the station aired the "Drake and Zeke" morning show. In 2015, Zeke Logan passed away[3] and the show became known as "Drake in the Morning." The show lasted until 2020, when Drake Hall departed the station.[4]

The new morning show was called "Danny and the Jar," featuring Dannie Burns and Chris Jarman. In December 2020, Jarman passed away.[5]


References

  1. ^ "Login to All Access - Breaking Radio News and Free New Music - AllAccess.com". allaccess.com.
  2. ^ http://www.americanradiohistory.com/Archive-RandR/2000s/2005/RR-2005-04-08.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  3. ^ https://www.allaccess.com/net-news/archive/story/138216/wxmx-morning-man-zeke-logan-passes-at-49
  4. ^ https://radioinsight.com/headlines/186657/drake-in-the-morning-departs-98-1-the-max/
  5. ^ https://radioinsight.com/headlines/202848/wxmx-memphis-chris-jarman-morning-host-chris-jarman-dies/

Coordinates: 35°09′18″N 89°49′19″W / 35.155°N 89.822°W / 35.155; -89.822