Happy 20th Anniversary to WXEF

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Published on January 3 2014 1:03 pm
Last Updated on January 3 2014 3:51 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

(A VERY EARLY PHOTO OF THE WXEF RADIO FAMILY.  SEATED LEFT TO RIGHT: GREG SAPP AND LARRY WILSON...MIDDLE ROW LEFT TO RIGHT: SCOTT EALY, BRENDA CONRAD, PEGGY CLOUGH, KATHY BUZZARD AND MISTY (RODGERS) KISER...BACK ROW LEFT TO RIGHT: DOC KRALMAN, (PARTIALLY HIDDEN) CLINT RUDD, GEORGE FLEXTER AND SHAWN MURPHY)

This is the 20th anniversary of WXEF Radio.

The station signed on at 3,000 watts and at 97.7 on the FM dial.  About a year later, we boosted our power to 6000 watts, necessitating a shift to 97.9.  We've had different mottos and many different people who have worked here, but two things haven't changed; consistent support from our advertisers and faithful allegiance from our listeners.

A celebration will take place later this year to mark the anniversary.  Thanks for your help, and here's to another 20 years!!!

A gallery of images from our first year is located here.