WXXU-AM 1300     
Cocoa Beach

Original Call Letters: WRKT

Originally Licensed: Jun 22, 1959

Original City of License: Cocoa Beach

Original Frequency: 1300

Origin of Call Letters: 

Original Power: 5,000/1,000 watts

Original Location: 1801 Clark Rd., Orlando

Original Format: Black Gospel (simulcast of WXTO 1600 AM)


Network Affiliation(s):


Owner(s):

1959-Mel Wheeler 
1962-C. Sweet Smith
1968-Bucks County Radio News
1977-Bostwick Management
1981-Cocoa Beach Broadcasting (Guy Gannett Broadcasting Services, Inc)
1981-Triplett Broadcasting of Florida
1986-Guy Gannett Publishing Co.
1988-Champion Broadcasting of Florida ($325,000) 
1993-Rama Communications (Purchased with WOKB AM 1600)
2008-Twin Towers Broadcasting (LMA)

History Of Call Letters and Formats:

WRKT-1959-MOR
WRKT-1968-Top 40
WRKT-1975-MOR/Top 40
WRKT-1977-Adult Contemporary
WRKT-1980-Adult Contemporary (simulcast with WRKT-FM 104.1)
WRKT-1981-Country
WRKT-1985-Classic Hits
WRKT-1987-Oldies
WXXU-1988-Black Gospel (simulcast of WXTO 1600 AM)
WXXU-1990-Spanish
WXXU-1994-Ethnic
WXXU-1995-Travel Information
WXXU-1998-Black Gospel/Urban
WXXU-2002-Traveler Information
WTIR-2003-Traveler Information 
WTIR-2006-Spanish
WMEL-2008-Talk


Names In WXXU History



Jeff Allen (Cassell)-1986-1989-Program Supervisor/Mornings-Guy Gannett Publishing Co./Champion Broadcasting of Florida 

Biography   
Mathew Hoffman-1993-President-Rama Communications
J.D. Ricci-1993-General Manager-Rama Communications
Pedro Sanchez-1993-Program Director-Rama Communications


Jay Waggoner-1993-Chief Engineer-Rama Communications  In Memory

Cleo Sears-2001-Lease holder

Cheryl Sears-2001-Lease holder/General Manager



Max Johnson-News Director-Champion Broadcasting of Florida

George Hampton

Charles Morse 



Chris Hill   Biography

Stacey Freeman


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