name = WCKX
branding = "Power 107.5"
slogan = "Columbus' Hottest Hip-Hop and R&B"
airdate = December 26, 1997
frequency = 107.5 MHz
format = Rhythmic-leaning Urban
power = 1900
class = A
callsign_meaning = W Country KiX(kicks),
when the station played country music
owner = Radio One
WCKX, WJYD, WXMG
website = http://www.power1075.com
WCKX is a Rhythmic/Urban
radio stationin Columbus, Ohio, currently owned by Radio One. It currently serves as the only Hip Hop station in the immediate Columbus area. They also the sister station to WXMGand WJYD.
Before signing on 107.5 MHz in
1997, the WCKX call letterswere assigned to 106.3 MHz ("Power 106") in London, Ohio, but serving the Columbus metro area. The 106.3 frequency is now the current home of WJYD.
As of December 2007, WCKX has begun to tilt its urban format direction towards
Rhythmic contemporary, according to Mediabase. Despite being an Urban, WCKX had always leaned towards a Rhythmic direction. Officially, it is the first Radio One-owned station to be a rhythmic since the sale of former sister station WDHTin Dayton, OHand KTTBin Minneapolis. WHHHin Indianapolisis the other one.
* [http://www.power1075.com/ "Power 107.5" website]
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