WCXI AM 1160 Fenton

Slogan/Positioner: Oldies 1160

Format: Oldies / Classic Country / Talk

Contact this station through their web site, linked below:WCXI AM 1160

Web site: www.wpon.com

Technical Information:

HD Radio Status: no

Class: B
Power / # of Towers: 1,000 watts / 2 / directional
Unlmited operations

Social Media:

External Links:

Call Sign History:

  • WCXI: 1/14/2000
  • WWON: 8/20/1993
  • WCXI: 10/12/1992
  • WACY: 1/10/1989
  • WFEN: sign on, 1985

Call Sign Origin:

  • WCXI: transplanted from AM 1130 Detroit- Country XI (11)
  • Fenton

On Air Date: November 15, 1985

Owner: Birach Broadcasting Corp.

Office Telephone: (810) 750-1911


  • 2013: New construction permit granted for facilities move to Oakland county near Milford: 15,000 watts daytime, 215 watts nighttime. Permit is to expire in October, 2016.
    Radio Locator daytime CP coverage area
    Radio Locator nighttime CP coverage area
  • 9/2010: After sister station WPON AM 1460 Walled Lake goes silent due to issues with its towers, oldies-talk format moves to WCXI which drops its full time classic country programming.
  • 4/2010: Construction permit granted to move daytime operations near Wixom in Oakland County and increase power from 1,000 to 15,000 watts. CP modified in December 2011 to move nighttime operations to the same location but reduce power to 215 watts at night.
  • 1/2004: Major change application filed to change city of license from Fenton to Wixom and move facility into Oakland County; application is dismissed in July, 2009.
  • 1999: Programming settles on Classic Country
  • 1/03/1999: Station is on-air playing combination oldies and classic country
  • 9/13/1999: FCC approval of sale to Birach Broadcasting from GWC Inc for $708,000
  • 1999: WWON is silent
  • 4/20/1993: Acquired by GWC, Inc. Format change to religious / Black Gospel as WWON.
  • 1993: Station goes into receivership.
  • 1988: Sold by DRO, Inc. to Deano Day Enterprises.
  • 1985: On the air as WFEN with Middle-of-the-Road format.

Center of antenna array/transmitter location:

Genesee County

Center of construction permit antenna array/transmitter location:

Oakland County






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