104.5 The Zone – WGFX is a Class C1 broadcast radio station based in Gallatin, Tennessee. The station runs its programming on the FM band at 104.5 MHz. The channel serves the Nashville market as a whole. Its brand name is known as “104.5 The Zone”. It broadcasts a sports talk format. The slogan “THE Sports Station!” reflects its format. FM consumes 58,000 watts of power for its transmission. The channel also airs online streaming.
Cumulus Media (Radio License Holding CBC, LLC) operates this station, as an owner. Firstly the station went in the air on December 1, 1960. It has affiliations of Fox Sports Radio, Tennessee Titans Radio Network, Tennessee Volunteers Vol Network, and CBS Sports Radio. The studios of the WGFX are located in Nashville’s Music Row district. Its transmitter is situated just north of downtown Nashville. NWKDF, WQQK, WSM-FM, and WWTN are sister stations of the channel.
History of 104.5 The Zone:
The station started as WFMG-FM on December 1, 1960. In 1971, Summer Country Broadcasting Co bought this channel and changed its call letters to WHIN-FM. In July 1978, the channel provides contemporary hit radio (CHR) format. After one month, the call signs changed to WWKX. On August 13, 1987, it became WGFX, 104.5 The Fox, with a classic rock format. On August 11, 2003, the station started to use the form “104.5 The Zone”.
The popular shows of the channel air on it are Fox Sports Radio, Viewpoints/Radio Health Journal, CityCurrent, DewSweepers, Square Circle Radio, Big Orange Sunday, PRN: Monster Energy Series From Atlanta, The Nation on Sunday.
On Monday, it broadcast Outkick the Coverage With Clay Travis, Wake Up Zone, Midday 180, 3HL, The Big 6 With Jason Martin, VolCalls, WW1 NCAA B’BALL, and Fast Talk.
The famous shows of Tuesday are Michael And Mueller, Global Golf With Ned Michaels, TN PrepWeekly, and Nascar LIVE.
The shows of Wednesday include Tennessee Basketball: At Ole Miss, The Natural Zone, and Pit Reporters.
On Thursday, only Lady Vols Basketball: Vs. Vanderbilt aired while all the programs are the same as other weekdays.
MRN: Truck Series From Las Vegas is the only program that is different from other days on Friday.
The programs of Saturday that are different from other days are Talking Golf With Virgil Herring, High School Sports Saturday With Tate Matthews, Doug Matthews Sports Saturday, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Hour, and WW1: NCAA B’Ball Princeton At Harvard.
Current Famous Personalities:
The famous personalities of the station that are serving its programming are Mark Howard, Frank Wycheck, Blaine Bishop, and Brent Dougherty.
The previous notable staff of the channel includes Fiona, Hallerin Hilton Hill, Carl P. Mayfield, Coyote McCloud, George Plaster, Rich “Brother” Robbin, Clay Travis, Dallas Reese, Lauren McCleash, and Melissa Johnson Sweeton.
Physical Address: PO Box 101604 Nashville, TN 37224
Contact using Phone number: 615-244-9533
Fax number: 615-256-1271
Like Twitter page: @1045TheZone
Official Website: http://www.1045thezone.com/