WXBR-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: 

Original Power: 100,000 watts

Original Location: Cape Canaveral

Original Format: Light Classical


Network Affiliation(s):


Owner(s):

1962-Stereo Broadcasting, Corp.
1966-Dick Lang
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
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
WXBR-1966-Silent
WCKS-1968-Top 40  "CK-101"
WCKS-1970-Beautiful Music
WCKS-1974-MOR
WCKS-1976-Top 40
WSTF-1985-Adult  Contemporary  "Sunny 101"  "Star 101"
WVRI-1992-Adult Contemporary "Variety 101"
WJRR-1993-Rock
WJRR-1997-AOR
WJRR-2002-Alternative   "Real Rock 101"
WXBR History
Stereo WXBR-FM 101.1 was put on the air on July 19, 1962 by Nick Farinella of  Cocoa Beach. New owner Dick Lang, got an STA in 1966, "while they recapitalize, refurbish and reorganize the station. He has every intent to resume broadcasting; the tentative date is on or before January of 1967" according to an article in the  
Orlando Sentinel Star.

Names In WXBR History


Nicholas P. "Nick" Farinella Sr.
-1963-1966-President/General Manager-Stereo Broadcasting Corp.  In Memory
W. H. Davis-1963-Commercial Manager-Stereo Broadcasting Corp.
Rand Schoolfield-1963-Program Director/1966-Program Director/Promotions Manager-Stereo Broadcasting Corp.
F. R. Rantz-1963-1964-Promotion Manager-Stereo Broadcasting Corp.
Richard Batchelor-1963-News Director-Stereo Broadcasting Corp.
Edward Murdoch-1963-1966-Chief Engineer-Stereo Broadcasting Corp.
Donald Becker-1964-Promotion Manager-Stereo Broadcasting Corp.
William H. Dustin-1965-Commercial Manager-Stereo Broadcasting Corp.
Ronald J. Schrader-1965-Chief Engineer-Stereo Broadcasting Corp.
Joe Harrison-1965-Host of  weekly Jazz show-Saturdays-1PM-3PM-Stereo Broadcasting Corp.
Mrs. Richard Lang-1966-President/General Manager-Stereo Broadcasting Corp.
Ronald Shrader-1966-Chief Engineer-Stereo Broadcasting Corp.


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