WAKX-FM 98.7
Palm Coast

Original Call Letters: WPLC Construction Permit

Originally Licensed: Dec 16, 2009

Original City of License: Palm Coast

Original Frequency: 98.7

Origin of Call Letters: Slogan: KiX Country

Original Power: 4,000 watts

Original Location: Palm Coast   

Original Format: Country

Network Affiliation(s): Fox News Radio


2009-Joyner Radio, Inc.
2012-Flagler County Broadcasting, LLC  ($301,000)

History Of  Call Letters and Formats:

WPLC-2009-Construction Permit
WAKX-2012-Country  "Kix Country"

WAKX History 
Ashley "Tom" Joyner received the original construction permit on December 9, 2009. The station was assigned call letters WPLC on Dec. 16, 2009. At the same time Joyner applied to transfer the permit to a single shareholder corporation named Joyner Radio, Inc. The move was  approved by the FCC on Dec. 29, 2009, and the transaction was completed on Jan. 4, 2010. In Apr. 2012, Joyner Radio, Inc., reached an agreement to sell the still-under-construction station to Flagler County Broadcasting for $301,000.The deal was approved on May 21, 2012. The station's call sign was changed to WAKX on Jun 19, and on August 1, 2012 at midnight, WAKX launched with a country music format branded as "Kix Country 98.7".

WAKX Personalities

Kevin Kane-Program Director-2012-6AM-Noon-Flagler County Broadcasting, LLC

JT Thomas-2012-Noon-7PM-Program Director/Afternoons-Flagler County Broadcasting, LLC 

Dave O'Dell-2012-Traffic-Flagler County Broadcasting, LLC  

Ron Charles-2012-News Director/Chief Engineer-Flagler County Broadcasting, LLC  
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Rich Carroll-2014-News Director/Sports Director-Flagler County Broadcasting, LLC  

Laura Z (Laura Zublionis)-2017-Mid-days/Sales-Flagler County Broadcasting, LLC  

Kandi Lowe-2017-Production Director/Air Talent-Flagler County Broadcasting, LLC  

Shawn Parr-2020-“Shawn Parr's Across The Country” -Flagler County Broadcasting, LLC  

Dr. Dave West-Sports Director/Community Service Director-Flagler County Broadcasting, LLC

Jenielle-Weekends-Flagler County Broadcasting, LLC

Marc Gilliland-Executive Producer-Flagler County Broadcasting, LLC

Other Names In WAKX History

David Ayres-2012-General Manager-Flagler County Broadcasting, LLC

Kirk Keller-2016-Director of Sales/2023-Vice President of Sales & Promotions-Flagler County Broadcasting, LLC

Ann Weaver-Sales/Marketing-Flagler County Broadcasting, LLC

Mary Gergely-Office Manager-Flagler County Broadcasting, LLC

Terry Turner-Flagler County Broadcasting, LLC

Scott MacKenzie-Flagler County Broadcasting, LLC

Mary Friar-Traffic Director-Flagler County Broadcasting, LLC


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