WVRI-FM 101.1 
Cocoa Beach

Original Call Letters: WXBR

Originally Licensed: Jul 19, 1962

Original City of  License: Cocoa Beach

Original Frequency: 101.1 

Origin of Call Letters: Slogan; VaRIety 101

Original Power: 100,000 watts

Original Location: 

Original Format: Adult  Contemporary

Network Affiliation(s): 


1962-Stereo Broadcasting, Corp.
1968-Radio Filchburg, Inc.
1971-Southland Broadcasting
1980-Central Florida Broadcasting
1982-Abell Communications  ($5 Million) 
1985-S&F Communications
1985-Home News Publishing Co  ($4.7 million)
1985-Capitol Broadcasting Co. Inc   ($3.5million)
1986-Duffy Broadcasting  ($7.7 million)
1993-Paxson Communications ($6.7 million)
1997-Clear Channel
2007-Aloha Station Trust, LLC, as Trustee
2008-Clear Channel Licenses, Inc.

History Of Call Letters and Formats:

WXBR-1963-Light Classical
WCKS-1968-Top 40  "CK-101"
WCKS-1972-Beautiful Music
WCKS-1978-Top 40
WDOQ-1984-Rock  "Q-102''
WDOQ-1984-Adult Contemporary
WCFI-1984-Adult Contemporary (Transtar Satellite Service) "I-4"  
WSTF-1985-Adult  Contemporary  "Sunny 101"  "Star 101"
WVRI-1992-Adult Contemporary "Variety 101"  "The Best Variety of the '70s, '80s and '90s" 
WJRR-2002-Alternative   "Real Rock 101"

Names In WVRI History

B.J. Hunter-1992-"The Morning Variety with B.J. Hunter"-5:30AM-9AM-Duffy Broadcasting 

Steve Meade-1992-5PM-9PM-Duffy Broadcasting 

Brian Morgan-1992-9AM-1PM
-Duffy Broadcasting 

Alex Darby-1992-9PM-1AM

Tony Chase-1992-Midnight-5:30AM-Duffy Broadcasting  

Brian Thomas-1992-Program Director/Afternoons-Duffy Broadcasting 

Alan Spector-1992-1993-5:30AM-10AM-Morning co-host with Bill Cross-Duffy Broadcasting  Biography

Bill Cross-1992-1993-5:30AM-10AM-Morning co-host with Alan Spector-Duffy Broadcasting

Jon-David Wells-1992-Mornings-Duffy Broadcasting 

Kevin Cruise-1992-Afternoons/Mornings-Duffy Broadcasting

Lowell "Bud" Paxson-1993-1997-President-Paxson Broadcasting  
In Memory

Ron Bennington-1993-"Ron and Ron Show"-Paxson Broadcasting

Ron Diaz-1993-"Ron and Ron Show"-Paxson Broadcasting

Mike Roberts

J.J. Ryan 

Kathy Aparo-7PM-Midnight

Matt Mills-General Manager 

Dave Hagan

Other Names In WVRI History

James F. Goodman-1985-President-Capitol Broadcasting Co. Inc 

Chris Ackerman-1992-General Manager-Duffy Broadcasting

Benson Riseman-General Sales Manager-Capitol Broadcasting Co. Inc 

WVRI Programs

''Five O'clock Whistle'' 

''Lunchtime at the Oldies''


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