FM Technical Profile: WTXT
- Station Name:
- 98 TXT
eye] 5 miles east of Pickens / Tuscaloosa county line, 3 miles
north of US 82, east of Boyd Rd.
- Power (ERP):
- 100 kW
- Antenna HAAT:
- 899 feet
- 60 dBu protected
map, from the FCC.
- AUX: 600 watts
@ 233 feet. 60 dBu protected
map, from the FCC.
Gospel "96.1 The Blessing"
// W241BT Tuscaloosa, AL
- :PS-98TXT | Tuscas | loosa's |
Country | Music | Station Time-present Text-981txt
- How's the
- Signal is average over almost all of Jefferson and
Shelby counties. Can be received well in Tuscaloosa and Columbus,
For 98 TXT
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A view of the WTXT tower in rural Tuscaloosa County near Echola
before it was felled during the April 2011 tornado outbreak
A snapshot of the RDS data on an Insignia portable radio in
northwest Alabama, showing the Radio Text and PI (call sign) fields.
Street View imagery of the iHeartMedia studios in downtown
- Originally licensed to Fayette, this station had
the calls WHKW (Hardold Kenneth Watts, owner) and was targeted to
the Starkville-Columbus, MS area as a top 40 in the early 80's. That
changed when a couple of area stations all moved to the top 40
format. The station moved to a tower northwest of Northport to
better target Tuscaloosa, they switched to country and changed calls
- The TXT tower in rural Tuscaloosa county was felled
on April 27 2011 by the line of storms and tornadoes that ravaged
the state on that day. The station used the above-listed
auxiliary site as a backup until their rebuilt facility was signed
on in the late summer of 2012. The station added HD digital
broadcasts after the new tower was built; around that time two area
translators were updated to show they would be relaying HD
subchannel content from this station. The first to debut was
"96.1 The Blessing", with a southern gospel format from the Singing
News Radio service, in early January 2016. The HD-2 and
translator are leased by TTI, Inc., who run classic hits WJRD in