WTKS-FM-HD2 104.5
Cocoa Beach

Original Call Letters: W283AN

Originally Licensed: 2012  

Original City of License: Orlando

Original Frequency: 104.5 

Origin of Call Letters: 

Original Power:  221 watts

Original Location: Altamonte Springs 

Original Format: Hip-Hop & R&B

Network Affiliation(s):


2004-Reach Communications, Inc.
2013-Clear Channel Media & Entertainment

History Of Call Letters and Formats:

2004-(Parent Station) WREH-Christian Talk
2014-104.5 "The Beat"-Hip Hop/R&B

"The Beat" Comes To Orlando      2-13-14
As part of the station shake-up of stations, Clear Channel has launched "104.5 The Beat", "O-town’s Hip Hop and R&B".  The WXXL-FM 106.7 Program Director, Brian Mack will program the station. Linda Byrd said. "Plus, The Breakfast Club will bring music and entertainment to our listeners every weekday morning." The new station originates on WTKS-FM HD2.

Heart Media Purchases Translator    5-18-16
104.5 the Beat” now has a permanent home on translator W283AN on WTKS-HD2 104.5. iHeart Media closed on the purchase from Reach Communications, Inc for $500,000. iHeart had been in an LMA with Reach Communications.

"The Beat" Personalities

Dj Envy-2014-"The Breakfast Club"-Clear Channel Media & Entertainment/iHeartMedia

Angela Yee-2014-"The Breakfast Club"-Clear Channel Media & Entertainment/iHeartMedia

Charlamagne-Tha-God-2014-"The Breakfast Club"-Clear Channel Media & Entertainment

Dj Prostyle-2014-Clear Channel Media & Entertainment

Angie Martinez-2014-Clear Channel Media & Entertainment

T-Roy-2014-Clear Channel Media & Entertainment/iHeartMedia

D. Royale-2014-Weekdays-6PM-10PM-Clear Channel Media & Entertainment/iHeartMedia

Viva La Koi-2014-Sat-10AM-3PM-Clear Channel Media & Entertainment/iHeartMedia

Uptown Angela-2014-Clear Channel Media & Entertainment/iHeartMedia

"D Strong" (Dwight Ricketts)-2014-Weekdays 2PM-6PM/Sat/Sun-7PM-10PM/2017-Program Director-iHeartMedia

Bootleg Kev (James Jefferson, Jr.)-2023-"The Bootleg Kev Show" -Late nights and weekends-iHeartMedia

Jess Hilarious-2024
-"The Breakfast Club"-iHeartMedia
"Young Scholar"-Weekdays-10PM-2AM/Sat/Sun-3PM-7PM-iHeartMedia
Big Sue-10AM-2PM-iHeartMedia
DJ 33-Sat-midnight-2AM-iHeartMedia
B Dubb-Sat-10PM-Midnight/2AM-7AM/Sun 10PM-2AM-iHeartMedia

Linda Byrd-2008-2023-Division President/General Manager-Clear Channel/iHeart Media

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