Hey gang!! Here’s what’s happening at WDXD.
Posted on June 5, 2016
Since officially signing WDXD-LP 101.9 on the air full time last summer (7/27/2015) life certainly got much busier!
The LPFM signal, with 33 watts ERP with an antenna at 169 feet, covers a large part, but not all, of the Tallahassee market. The signal reaches three counties in Florida: Leon, Jefferson, and Wakulla. Best coverage is within 6 to 8 miles of the transmitter site, but interestingly enough, when the weather is overcast, it has been heard as far as Panacea, Fla., just over 30 miles to the south.
WDXD continues with our country variety format and overall is doing well. The FM has recouped a little over half of the $29,600 construction costs.
On June 1 I fired up the Talking House on 1610 AM and am simulcasting our FM broadcast via the Part 15 transmitter. Kind of like a translator in reverse.
Our stream was shuttered Jan. 31 of this year when Live365 abruptly closed down permanently. I do hope to relaunch the stream at some point when it is financially viable to do so. The stream had stayed afloat with a single underwriter for a number of years but they have opted to support the FM in lieu of the stream.
WDXD has live programming six days a week:
7 am – 2 pm Alan
Tuesday – Friday
7 am – 9 am Paul Glimmer
9 am – 2 pm Alan
4 pm (Friday only) Joe Laracuente (sports, NASCAR, wrestling)
7:30 am Music of New Life (classic Christian/Southern Gospel) with Alan
7:45 am Pastor Henry Miller, “Victory Thru Truth”
8:00 am Music of New Life (continues) with Alan
3 pm Frank and Bobbie Agee, “This Is Your Life” – Overcomers Ministries
At the times not listed, we have our country format running via computer. My 11 year old grandson, Daniel, is a very part time board operator and sub. We use Zara for automation in evenings and overnights.
Our website is still located at http://www.bigdcountry.com
Radio..the music plays on.