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CityMillington, Tennessee
Broadcast areaMemphis metropolitan area
Branding98.1 The Max
SloganMaximum Rock For Memphis
Frequency98.1 MHz
First air date1960 (as KOSE-FM in Osceola, AR)
FormatMainstream rock
ERP100,000 watts
HAAT265 meters
Facility ID35399
Call sign meaningWe're EXtreme To The MaX !
Former call signsKOSE-FM (1960-1974)
KHFO (1974-1986)
KWLN (1986-1990)
KPYR (1990-1992)
WPYR (1992-1993)
WYKL (1993-1995)
WSRR-FM (1995-2005)
OwnerCumulus Media
(Radio License Holding CBC, LLC)
Sister stationsWGKX-FM, WKIM, WRBO
WebcastListen Live

WXMX is a commercial mainstream rock radio station near Memphis, TN.[1] It is owned by Cumulus Media and is branded as "98.1 The Max". The station's studios are located at the Memphis Radio Group building in East Memphis, and the transmitter site is in Cordova, Tennessee.

Notable local programming included a very humorous and topical morning talk show called Drake and Zeke in the Morning. After the passing of Zeke, the show remains on the air under the name "Drake in the Morning". His show also airs on weeknights, Monday through Thursday. Much of their commentary is on local issues.

The station adopted its current format on April 1, 2005.[2]


  1. ^ "Login to All Access - Breaking Radio News and Free New Music - AllAccess.com". allaccess.com.
  2. ^ http://www.americanradiohistory.com/Archive-RandR/2000s/2005/RR-2005-04-08.pdf

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Coordinates: 35°09′18″N 89°49′19″W / 35.155°N 89.822°W / 35.155; -89.822