WKHX-FM, known as “Kicks 101.5”, is an Atlanta FM radio station that plays country music. Its city of license is Marietta, Georgia. Kicks 101.5″ debuted in 1981 after Capital Cities Communications purchased WCOB and WBIE-FM.
Kicks 101.5″ debuted in 1981 after Capital Cities Communications purchased WCOB and WBIE-FM. Capital Cities switched WBIE-FM’s call letters to WKHX and made the station a contender in the Atlanta ratings. In 1987, WKHX programming began to be simulcast on AM 590. The AM station became WKHX, while 101.5 added an FM suffix, becoming WKHX-FM. Today, AM 590 is Christian radio WDWD, owned by Salem Media.
Capital Cities took over ABC, including its television and radio stations, in 1985. In 1995, ABC bought WKHX-FM’s rival country station, WYAY. Eventually, WYAY switched to news programming, Several liners had a wolf-howling sound effect, a nod to rumors on radio news websites
Radio contact info:
Address: 780 Johnson Ferry Rd, Atlanta, GA 30342
Phone: +1 404-741-1015
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