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A car ride without tuning in to the radio seems incomplete. Radio is great for discovering new music and listening to some songs when you’re indecisive and don’t know what you want to listen to. Various playlists curated by the DJs can introduce you to new music, new artists and add to your existing collection of music. It is also a great way of catching up on news and what’s going on around you. Here are 10 Chattanooga radio stations you should listen to today.
WNCX is a radio station that broadcasts classical music programming. This radio station is based in Collegedale, Tennessee, and broadcasts in the Chattanooga area. It is owned and operated by Southern Adventist University. It went on air for the first time 59 years ago, in 1961. Its call sign stands for Southern Missionary College.
⦁ Morning Classics
⦁ Sunday Baroque
⦁ The Sound of Worship
⦁ Sing of Joy
⦁ Cowboy Jubilee
⦁ World of Opera
⦁ Frank Dominguez
⦁ Edmund Stone
⦁ Bill McCallie
⦁ Cactus Jack
WOGT is one of the Chattanooga radio stations, which broadcasts at the FM frequency of 107.9. It is a commercial radio station licensed to East Ridge, Tennessee but broadcasts in Chattanooga. It is a radio station in a country music format. This radio station is owned and operated by Cumulus Media. It is branded as ‘107.9 Nash Icon.’
⦁ Began in 1990 as WJRX with Christian contemporary music.
⦁ Call sign changed to WOGT in 1993, with an oldies format.
⦁ Switched to a country music format in 2005.
⦁ Shifted to classic hits format in 2010.
⦁ Adopted country music format in 2014.
WMPZ is a radio station, broadcasting at 93.5 FM frequency. This is a commercial radio station based in Harrison, Tennessee, and broadcasts in Chattanooga. It is owned and operated by Brewer Broadcasting. This radio station is branded as ‘Groove 93’ and its slogan is ‘Classic Soul and Today’s R&B’. It went on air in 1994. It airs an urban adult contemporary format.
⦁ Tom Joyner Morning Show
⦁ The Midday Café with Magic
⦁ The DL Hughley Show
⦁ Night Grooves with Keith Landecker
⦁ Donna Elle’s Day Party
⦁ The Saturday Morning Groove
WKXJ is broadcasting at the frequency of 103.7. It is licensed in Walden, Tennessee; serving Chattanooga. Owned by Entercom, it is branded as ‘103.7 KISS FM.’ The slogan of this radio station says ‘Chattanooga’s #1 for New Music.’ Its first air date was on June 23, 1964. Its call sign stands for Kicks FM. It is a Top 40/CHR formatted radio.
⦁ Began in June 1964 as WHNR.
⦁ The call sign changed to WBMC in 1974.
⦁ Changed call sign to WTRZ in 1986.
⦁ Adopted Top 40/CHR format in 2017 as WKJX.
⦁ Elvis Duran Morning Show
⦁ Sean Stewart
This radio station is broadcasting at 102.3 FM frequency. It is branded as ‘Talk radio 102.3’ and the slogan says ‘The Talk Monster.’ It first aired in 1977. It is owned by Cumulus Media and has a talk radio format. It is based in Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee but broadcasts in Chattanooga as well.
⦁ Began in 1977 as WZDQ.
⦁ Changed to WFXS in 1989.
⦁ Changed to WGOW in 1994.
WDOD is a radio station with a broadcasting frequency of 96.5. It is commonly known as ‘Hits 96’ and its slogan is ‘Chattanooga’s Hit Music Station.’ It is a Top 40/CHR formatted radio owned by Bahakel Communications. It first aired in 1960. The call sign stands for Dynamo of Dixie.
⦁ Signed on in the 1960s as a simulcast of WDOD AM.
⦁ Switched to Triple-A ‘The Mountain’ in 1997.
⦁ Adopted Top 40/CHR format in 2008.
⦁ Rebranded as Hits 96 in 2011.
It broadcasts with an FM frequency of 99.3. Popularly known as ‘Classic Country Q97.3*Q99.3’, with the slogan ‘You’re One of Us.’ It is owned and operated by Bahakel Communications. This radio station broadcasts in three frequencies, the main one being 99.3 FM. It is based in South Pittsburg, Tennessee serving Chattanooga.
⦁ Known as WKXJ from 1990 to 1999.
⦁ Changed to WLOV, with an urban AC format in 2000.
⦁ Changed to WMAX in 2004.
⦁ Call sign changed to WNGA in 2005, with a classic country format.
⦁ Switched to classic hits format in 2007.
⦁ Changed to WUUQ in 2008.
⦁ The adopted classic country format in 2010.
JWST is a Chattanooga radio station with an FM frequency of 94.3. It follows an urban contemporary radio format. It is based in Red Bank, Tennessee serving Chattanooga. It is popularly known as ‘Power 94’ and its slogan says ‘Chattanooga’s People Station.’ This radio station was started in 1970. The call sign stands for ‘We’re Jett.’ It is owned by Brewer Broadcasting.
⦁ Keith Landecker
⦁ Eric Foster
⦁ Big Tula
⦁ Ki Ki
⦁ The Morning Hustle
⦁ Mika in Ya Speak
⦁ Mainstream Mak
⦁ Street Flava with Big Tula and C-Beezy
It broadcasts in an adult contemporary format. Popularly known as ‘Sunny 92.3’, it is owned by Bahakel Communications. Its slogan says ‘The Best Variety of Today’s Music.’ It is licensed in Chattanooga and broadcasts in areas like Southeast Tennessee, Northwest Georgia, and Northeast Alabama. This radio station debuted in 1964 on September 15.
⦁ James & Kim
⦁ Patti Sanders
WAKS is a commercial, country music radio format, broadcasting at 100.7 frequency. It is licensed in Cleveland, Tennessee but serves the areas of Chattanooga. This radio station is owned by Entercom. It is popularly known as ‘US 101’ and the slogan says ‘Chattanooga’s #1 for Country.’ It aired for the first time on August 1, 1961.
⦁ Ken & Daniel
⦁ Mo and StyckMan
⦁ Cowboy Kyle
⦁ Cody Alan
⦁ The Crook and Chase countdown show
⦁ The Gospel Road
⦁ CMT after midnight with Cody Alan
With that, we come to the end of this list of the 10 Chattanooga radio stations. All of the above radio stations play some awesome music all day long, waiting to be heard by you. So, tune in, relax, and enjoy!