About 97.9X

97.9X, also known as WBSX (97.9 FM), is the hottest radio station in the United States that airs an active rock music format. The station is licensed to the city of Hazleton, Pennsylvania, broadcasting to the Scranton/Wilkes Barre/Hazleton radio market. This radio station’s mission is to provide its listeners with the best music and entertainment experience possible, using cutting-edge technology and a team of dedicated professionals.

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97.9X (WBSX) was first signed on the air in 1949 as "WAZL-FM," located in the city of Hazleton, and has gone through several call sign changes over the years, including WVCD, WWSH, WZMT, WXBE, and WAOZ before settling on its current call sign in 2001. The station is well-known for playing a mix of classic rock, modern rock, metal, and alternative rock. It also features local news, sports, and weather updates. This radio station is known for being the first commercial station to play Breaking Benjamin, who started in local Wilkes-Barre. From pop hits to rock classics, hip-hop beats to country croons, 97.9X has something for everyone.


Website: www.979x.com

Wikipedia: WBSX

Language: English

Contact Number: +1 866-207-6257

Address: 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702


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