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Tennessee Radio and TV Station Photos from the John in Arizona Collection


Welcome to Tennessee The photos in the Tennessee section are listed in alphabetical order by call letters. All photos are the property of John In Arizona and may not be used in any form elsewhere.

WAEW: WAEW Radio 1330 Crossville has their tower located between Highway 392 and 70 along 10th Street as seen in this photo from 2011.
WAEW Radio 1330 Crossville tower located between Highway 392 and 70 along 10th Street - 2011.


WAKM: 950 Franklin started out in 1981 as WJTJ, then to WTKT the same year. In 1993 they became WAKM. Studios, transmitter, and tower are located on Mallory Station Road.
WAKM 950 Franklin studios on Mallory Station Road - 2012.
WAKM 950 Franklin tower on Mallory Station Road - 2012.


WAMB: WAMB Radio 1200 and WAMB-FM 199.3 Nashville studios are located at 1617 Lebanon Road. Their transmiter and a four tower array are located at the intersection of Briley Parkway and Ashland City Highway.
WAMB Radio 1200 four towers at the corner of Briley Parkway and Ashland City Highway - 2011.
WAMB Radio 1200 and WAMB-FM 99.3 studios at 1617 Lebanon Road in Nashville - 2012.
WAMB Radio 1200 and WAMB-FM 99.3 studios at 1617 Lebanon Road in Nashville - 2012.


WATE TV: Channel 6 Knoxville came on the air in 1953 as WROL TV. They were Knoxville's first TV station. In 1955 the call letters were changed to WATE TV. The station outgrew its first location and in 1962 they purchased Greystone Mansion and converted it into facilities for a TV broadcast station. The building, a 19th Century landmark, is on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built for Union Civil War Major Eldad Cicero Camp. The building is located at 1300 Broadway NE. The station was an NBC affiliate from 1953 until 1979. They are now an ABC TV affiliate.
WATE TV Channel 6 Knoxville studios at 1300 Broadway NE - 2011.
WATE TV Channel 6 Knoxville studios at 1300 Broadway NE - 2011.
WATE TV Channel 6 Knoxville studios at 1300 Broadway NE - 2011.
WATE TV Channel 6 Knoxville studios at 1300 Broadway NE - 2011.


WATX: WATX is licensed to Algood, but tower and studios are located in Cookeville. Starting out on 1590 in 1981 as WRZK. Calls were changed to WWRT in 1983, and to WATX in 1990. The studios in Cookeville include those for WBXE FM 93.7 Baxter; WLQK FM 95.9 Livingston; and WKXD FM 106.9 Monterey as seen in the photo from 2011. The WATX 1600 tower is located at 800 Parragon Road.
WATX 1600 Cookesville, WBXE FM 93.7, WLQK FM 95.9, and WKXD FM 106.9 studios - 2011.
WATX Radio 1600 licensed to Algood, tower in Cookeville at 800 Parragon Road - 2011.


WAXO: WAXO 1220 studios are located at 217 West Commerce in Lewisburg.
WAXO 1220 studios at 217 West Commerce in Lewisburg - 2012.


WBBP: WBBP Radio 1480 Memphis started in 1991. On September 12, 1994 WBBP changed call letters to WNNP which lasted only one day. Their transmitter and tower are located in south-west Memphis on West Mitchell Road as seen in the photos from 2015.
WBBP Radio 1480 Memphis tower on West Mitchell Road - 2015.
WBBP Radio 1480 Memphis tower on West Mitchell Road - 2015.


WBBX: WBBX Radio 1410 Kingston, Tennessee is a daytime only station with studios, transmitter, and tower at 705 Greenwood Street as seen in these photos from 2011. The station is owned by Pilgram Pathway and broadcasts a Gospel format.
WBBX Radio 1410 studios at 705 Greenwood Street in Kingston - 2011.
WBBX Radio 1410 studios at 705 Greenwood Street in Kingston - 2011.


WBIR TV: WBIR TV Channel 10 Knoxville came on the air in 1956. The station was owned by Jesse W. Birdwell who also owned the then WBIR Radio 1240. The call letters come from the first three letters of BIRdwell. The station is now owned by Gannett. They started out as a CBS affiliate which lasted until 1988 when they became NBC. The station is located at 1010 Bill Williams Avenue as seen in these photos from 2011.
WBIR TV Knoxville sign leading to 1010 Bill Williams Avenue studios - 2011.
WBIR TV Channel 10 Knoxville studios at 1010 Bill Williams Avenue - 2011.
WBIR TV Channel 10 Knoxville studios at 1010 Bill Williams Avenue - 2011.
WBIR TV Channel 10 Knoxville vehicles - 2011.


WBXX TV: Channel 20 Crossville came on the air in 1979 as WCPT and then in 1982 changed to WINT-TV. The change to WBXX-TV was in 1997. The station serves the Knoxville market as a CW affiliate. The two screen grabs are from 2011.
WBXX TV Channel 20 Crossville on air ID from 2011.
WBXX TV Channel 20 Crossville screen grab from 2011.


WCJK: WCJK FM 96.3 Jack FM is licensed to Murfreesboro, serves the Nashville market.
WCJK FM 96.3 Murfreesboro billboard spotted in Nashville - 2012.


WCMT: WCMT Radio 1410 is licensed to Martin and serves the Jackson area. Studios, transmitter and tower are located on North Lindell Street north of Martin as seen in the photos from 2015. This is also the location for WCMT-FM 101.3 licensed to South Fulton and WCDZ FM 95.1 licensed to Dresden.
WCMT Radio 1410 Martin studios on North Lindell Street - 2015.
WCMT Radio 1410 Martin studios on North Lindell Street - 2015.
WCMT Radio 1410 Martin towers on North Lindell Street - 2015.
WCMT Radio 1410 Martin vehicle - 2015.


WCOR: WCOR Lebanon started out on 1490 where it broadcast for about 60 years until 2005 when they changed to 900. Their tower, along with WANT FM 98.9's tower are located on Woodcliff Road as seen in this photo from 2011.
WCOR Radio 900 and WANT FM 98.9 towers on Woodcliff Road in Lebanon - 2011.


WCRT: WCRT Radio 1160 Donelson started out in 1968 as WAMB (now on 1200). In 2006 the calls were changed to WCRT standing for Christian Radio Tennessee. Their transmitter and tower are located along River Hills Drive just south of the Cumberland River.
WCRT Radio 1160 tower on River Hills Drive in Donelson - 2012.


WCRV: WCRV Radio 640 Collierville serves the Memphis market. They are a Bott Radio Network station. Transmitter and towers are located along Pleasant Hill Road just north of Stateline Road. The location is actually a little south of the Tennessee/Mississippi border as seen in these photos from 2015.
WCRV Radio 640 Collierville towers at Pleasant Hill Road and Stateline Road - 2015.
WCRV Radio 640 Collierville transmitter building at Pleasant Hill Road and Stateline Road - 2015.
WCRV Radio 640 Collierville tower IDs - 2015.


WCTE TV: WCTE TV Channel 22 Cookeville came on the air in 1978. This PBS station is part of the Upper Cumberland Public Television group and is located on the campus of Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville.
WCTE TV Channel 22 Cookeville tower - 2011.


WDEF TV: Channel 12 Chattanooga came on the air in 1954. WDEF TV studios are located at 3300 Broad Street in Chattanooga. The station photos below are from 2012. One of the on air screen grabs features WDEF's best known personality, Luther Masingill. Luther has been with WDEF since 1940 when he started with their radio station. Luther was featued on one of CBS TV news' "On The Road with Steve Hartman" segments in 2012 (age 90).
WDEF TV Channel 12 Chattanooga studios at 3300 Broad Street - 2012.
WDEF TV Channel 12 Chattanooga studios at 3300 Broad Street - 2012.
WDEF TV Channel 12 Chattanooga live truck - 2012.
WDEF TV Channel 12 Chattanooga satellite dishes - 2012.

WDEF TV Channel 12 Chattanooga, Tennessee WDEF TV 12.1

WDEF TV Channel 12 Chattanooga, Tennessee WDEF TV 12.1

WDEF TV Channel 12 Chattanooga, Tennessee WDEF TV 12.1

WDEF TV Channel 12 Chattanooga, Tennessee WDEF TV 12.1

WDEF TV Channel 12 Chattanooga, Tennessee WDEF TV 12.1


WDKN: WDKN Radio 1260 Dickson came on the air in 1955. Their transmitter and tower are located along Highway 48 North as seen in the photo from 2015.
WDKN Radio 1260 Dickson tower on Highway 48 North - 2015.


WDSI TV: Channel 61 Chattanooga came on the air in 1972 as WRIP-TV. In 1983 the call letters were changed to WDSI-TV. The photos below from 2012 show their station location at 1101 East Main Street in Chattanooga.
WDSI TV Channel 61 Chattanooga studios at 1101 East Main Street - 2012.
WDSI TV Channel 61 Chattanooga studios at 1101 East Main Street - 2012.
WDSI TV Channel 61 Chattanooga live truck - 2012.
WDSI TV Channel 61 Chattanooga microwave tower at 1101 East Main Street - 2012.


WDXI: WDXI Radio 1310 Jackson was part of the old Dixie Network from 1947 to 1973 which reflects their call letters. Studios, transmitter, and four towers are located in North Jackson just south of I-40 along Twin Oaks Place and WDXI Drive as seen in the photos from 2015. One needs to be close to the towers to get all four in a shot, thus the slanting effect from the camera lens. The photo taken down the drive only shows three of the four towers.
WDXI Radio 1310 Jackson studios on WDXI Drive - 2015.
WDXI Radio 1310 Jackson studios on WDXI Drive - 2015.
WDXI Radio 1310 Jackson four towers on WDXI Drive - 2015.
WDXI Radio 1310 Jackson towers on WDXI Drive - 2015.


WENO: The WENO call letters started out in Nashville on 1430 and was Nashville's only full time country music station in the early days. The call letteers are now on 760. The transmitter and tower are located at the end of Donelson Street at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville.
WENO Radio 760 Nashville tower at the end of Donelson Street - 2012.


WEPG: WEPG Radio 910 South Pittsburg came on the air in 1954. The station and tower are located at 105 North Ash Avenue near the Tennessee River.
WEPG Radio 910 South Pittsburg studios at 105 North Ash Avenue - 2012.
WEPG Radio 910 South Pittsburg tower at 105 North Ash Avenue - 2012.


WETR: WETR Radio 760 Knoxville has studios at 1621 East Magnolia Avenue. The studios for WRJZ 620 (see tower photo below), WYLV FM, and WDLF FM are also located here. Their tower is located just south of the Holston Hills Golf and Country Club.
WETR, WRJZ, WYLV, and WDLF studios at 1621 East Magnolia Avenue in Knoxville - 2011.
WETR, WRJZ, WYLV, and WDLF studios at 1621 East Magnolia Avenue in Knoxville - 2011.
WETR Radio 760 Knoxville tower located just south of the Holston Hills Golf and Country Club - 2011.


WFCM: WFCM Radio 710 Smyrna is part of the Moody Radio radio network. Their tower is located on Rock Springs Road in Smyrna.
WFCM Radio 710 Smyrna tower on Rock Springs Road - 2012.


WFFH: WFFH FM 94.1 licensed to Smyrna and WBOZ FM 104.9 licensed to Woodbury have studios located at 312 South Church Street in Murfreesboro. WFFH, better known as "94 FM The Fish" billboards are seen around the Nashville area.
WFFH FM Smyrna and WBOZ FM Woodbury studios at 312 S. Church St. in Murfreesboro - 2012.
WFFH FM Smyrna and WBOZ FM Woodbury studios at 312 S. Church St. in Murfreesboro - 2012.
WFFH FM 94.1 Smyrna billboard - 2012.


WFFI: WFFI FM 93.7 Kingston Springs is also part of "The Fish" station group. Here's a billboard for WFFI and WFFH (see above) seen in Smyrna.
WFFI FM 93.7 Kingston Springs billboard - 2012.


WFLI: WFLI Radio 1070 licensed to Lookout Mountain serves the Chattanooga market. Studios, transmitter, and four tower antenna system are located at 621 O'Grady Drive in Lookout Mountain.
WFLI Radio 1070 Lookout Mountain studios at 621 O'Grady Drive - 2012.
WFLI Radio 1070 Lookout Mountain studios at 621 O'Grady Drive - 2012.
WFLI Radio 1070 Lookout Mountain 4 tower array at 621 O'Grady Drive - 2012.


WFLI-TV: WFLI TV Channel 53 Chattanooga came on the air in 1987. Now a CW affiliate on 53.1, they also are on 53.2 with MeTV which has been on the air since 2011. The station was originally part of WFLI Radio, but is now owned by New Age Media.

WFLI-TV Channel 53-1 Chattanooga, Tennessee WFLI TV 53.1

WFLI TV 53-2 MeTV as seen in 2012.


WGNS: WGNS Radio 1450 Murfreesboro came on the air in 1947. The WGNS call letters stand for "Good Neighbor Station." The station has two FM translators, 100.5 and 101.9. Studios are located at 306 South Church Street. Their tower is nearby. The original tower from the 1940s was destroyed during a severe thunderstorm in 2001.
WGNS Radio 1450 Murfreesboro studios at 306 South Church Street - 2012.
WGNS Radio 1450 Murfreesboro studios at 306 South Church Street - 2012.
WGNS Radio 1450 Murfreesboro tower at SE Broad Street and South Church Street - 2012.


WGOW: WGOW Radio 1150 Chattanooga started out in the 1970s as a Top 40 station, now they are news-talk. Studios, transmitter, and towers are located at 821 Pineville Road. This is also Cumulus Broadcasting headqarters for WGOW-FM 102.3; WOGT FM 107.9; and WSKZ FM 106.5.
WGOW Radio 1150 Chattanooga studios at 821 Pineville Road - 2012.
WGOW Radio 1150 Chattanooga studios at 821 Pineville Road - 2012.
WGOW Radio 1150 Chattanooga studios at 821 Pineville Road - 2012.
WGOW Radio 1150 Chattanooga vehicles - 2012.


WHBQ: WHBQ Radio 560 Memphis may be remembered best for playing the Elvis Presley song "That's Alright Mama" in 1954. The station played rjythm and blues, later top 40 rock, and now they have a sports formet. Studios are located at 6080 Mt Moriah Road as seen in the photos from 2015. The forward tower, 1055909 has microwave and an FM translator, the background tower, 1052491 also hosts an FM translator. Sun Studios has on display a reproduction of the WHBQ control room as it would have looked in the 1960s.
WHBQ Radio 560 Memphis Sun Studios display - 2015.
WHBQ Radio 560 Memphis Sun Studios display - 2015.
WHBQ Radio 560 Memphis studios at 6080 Mt Moriah Road - 2015.
WHBQ Radio 560 Memphis studios at 6080 Mt Moriah Road - 2015.
WHBQ Radio 560 Memphis studios at 6080 Mt Moriah Road - 2015.
WHBQ FM Radio 107.5 Memphis vehicle - 2015.


WHBQ TV: WHBQ TV Channel 13 Memphis came on the air in 1953. The station started out as a CBS primary and ABC secondary station. They are now a Fox affiliate. Studios are located at 485 South Highland Street as seen in the photos from 2015.
WHBQ TV Channel 13 Memphis studios at 485 South Highland Street - 2015.
WHBQ TV Channel 13 Memphis studios at 485 South Highland Street - 2015.
WHBQ TV Channel 13 Memphis studios at 485 South Highland Street - 2015.


WIVK: WIVK FM 107.7 Knoxville came on the air in 1965. Their studios are located at 4711 Old Kingston Pike along with other Citadel stations WNML 900, WNML FM 99.1 and WOKI FM 98.7. The frog logo came about in the mid 1970's when the call letters were being pronounced "wiv-ick, wiv-ick" sounding similar to a frog's croak. Note the use of the frog logo on vehicles and license plate. See below for station information on WNML 900.
WIVK FM 107.7 studios at 4711 Old kingston Pike in Knoxville - 2011.
WIVK FM 107.7 studios at 4711 Old kingston Pike in Knoxville - 2011.
WIVK FM 107.7 vehicles at 4711 Old kingston Pike in Knoxville - 2011.
WIVK FM 107.7 frog logo on license plate - 2011.


WJAK: 1460 Jackson was assigned WHMO but changed a month later to WQCR in 1991, in 1996 the calls were changed to WJAK. Their tower is located along North Parkway East as seen in the photo from 2015.
WJAK Radio 1460 Jackson tower along North Parkway East - 2015.


WJFB-TV: WJFB-TV Channel 44 Lebanon came on the air in 1988. The station broadcasts Jewelry Television and America One programming. The on air screen grab is from 2012.
WJFB-TV Channel 44 Lebanon - 2012.


WJOC: The WJOC Radio 1490 Chattanooga transmitter and tower are located just south of North Holtzclaw Avenue at end of Hendricks street. Nearby is the tower for WNOO 1260 (see below). WJOC's tower is to the right in the photo from 2012.
WJOC Radio 1490 (right tower) and WNOO Radio 1260 (left tower) Chattanooga - 2012.


WJZM: The WJZM Radio 1400 Clarksville transmitter building and tower located on Martin Street was seen in the photos from 2015.
WJZM Radio Clarksville transmitter building on Martin Street - 2015.
WJZM Radio Clarksville tower on Martin Street - 2015.


WKFN: 540 Clarksville started out as WDXN and was part of the old Dixie Network, now as WKFN they have a sports format and are part of ESPN along with WKFN-FM 100.7. Studios, trnasmitter and tower are located on Old Russellville Pike as seen in the photos from 2015. Studios for WVVR 100.3 FM "Beaver 100.3" Hopkinsville, KY, WZZP 97.5 FM "Z-975" Hopkinsville, KY, WRND 94.3 FM "Rewind 94.3" Oak Grove, KY, and WCVQ 107.9 FM "Q108" Fort Campbell, KY along with their HD-2 "Sunny 99.1" station are located in this building.
WKFN Radio 540 Clarksville studios on Old Russellville Pike - 2015.
WKFN Radio 540 Clarksville studios on Old Russellville Pike - 2015.
WKFN Radio 540 Clarksville tower on Old Russellville Pike - 2015.
WKFN Radio 540 Clarksville tower ID - 2015.


WKOP TV: WKOP TV Channel 15 Knoxville came on the air in 1990. Studios are located at 1611 East Magnoloia Avenue. Note the Sesame Street sign. Along with WEPT (see above) they are known as East Tennessee PBS.
WKOP TV Channel 15 Knoxville studios at 1611 East Magnolia Avenue - 2011.
WKOP TV Channel 15 Knoxville studios at 1611 East Magnolia Avenue - 2011.
WKOP TV Channel 15 Knoxville studios at 1611 East Magnolia Avenue - 2011.


WKRN TV: In 1953 WSIX TV came on the air on Channel 8 and in 1973 changed to channel 2 with a call change to WNGE TV (Nashville General Electric) which lasted until 1983 when calls were changed to WKRN TV when Young Broadcasting purchased the station. The call letters reflect their San Francisco, CA station KRON-TV. The WKRN-TV studios are located at 441 Murfreesboro Road in Nashville.
WKRN TV Channel 2 Nashville studios at 441 Murfreesboro Road - 2012.
WKRN TV Channel 2 Nashville studios at 441 Murfreesboro Road - 2012.
WKRN TV Channel 2 Nashville studios at 441 Murfreesboro Road - 2012.

WKRN TV Channel 2.1 Nashville, Tennessee WKRN 2.1

WKRN TV Channel 2.1 Nashville, Tennessee WKRN 2.1

WKRN TV Channel 2.1 Nashville, Tennessee WKRN 2.1

WKRN TV Channel 2.1 Nashville, Tennessee WKRN 2.1

WKRN TV Channel 2.1 Nashville, Tennessee WKRN 2.1

WKRN TV Channel 2.1 Nashville, Tennessee WKRN 2.1

WKRN TV Channel 2.1 Nashville, Tennessee WKRN 2.1


WKXD: FM 106.9 Monterey started out in 1985 as WMCZ, changed to WRJT in 1989, and in 1991 to WKXD. Studios are located in Cookeville.
WKXD FM 106.9 licensed to Monterey, studios in Cookeville - 2011.


WKXV: The WKXV Radio 900 tower is located on Peachwood Road NW in Knoxville.
WKXV Radio 900 Knoxville tower on Peachwood Road NW - 2011.


WLAC: WLAC Radio 1510 Nashville came on the air in 1926. The call letters reflect the first owner, Life and Casuality Insurance Company of Tennessee. Studios are located at 55 Music Square West near downtown Nashville. This building is also headquarters for WNRQ FM 105.9; WRVW FM 107.5 (Licensed to Lebanon); WSIX FM 97.9; and WUBT FM 101.1 (Licensed to Russellville, Kentucky). The transmitter building and towers are located on Dickerson Pike (Highways 11 / 31W) The taller tower is used for their daytime pattern and the two other towers are used for their nighttime pattern which protects KGA Spokane, Washington.
WLAC Radio 1510 Nashville studios at 55 Music Square Weat - 2012.
WLAC Radio 1510 Nashville studios at 55 Music Square Weat - 2012.
WLAC Radio 1510 Nashville transmitter building on Dickerson Pike - 2011.
WLAC Radio 1510 Nashville towers on Dickerson Pike - 2011.
WLAC Radio 1510 Nashville tower registrations - 2011.
WLAC Radio 1510 Nashville Clar Channel sign - 2011.


WLMR: WLMR Radio 1450 Chattanooga broadcasts a religious format. Their tower is located on Citico Avenue.
WLMR Radio 1450 Chattanooga tower located on Citico Avenue - 2012.


WLQK: WLQK FM 95.9 Livingston studios in Cookeville.
WLQK FM 95.9 licensed to Livingston, studios in Cookeville - 2011.


WMC-TV: This Memphis TV station started out on channel 4 as WMCT. They were the first TV station in Tennessee. In 1967 the calls were changed to WMC-TV. This station has a rich history and more may be found on the internet. Studios are located at 1960 Union Avenue as seen in the photos from 2015.
WMC TV Channel 5 Memphis studios at 1960 Union Avenue - 2015.
WMC TV Channel 5 Memphis studios at 1960 Union Avenue - 2015.
WMC TV Channel 5 Memphis studios at 1960 Union Avenue - 2015.


WMDB: WMDB Radio 880 Nashville known as "The Big Mouth" has studios, transmitter, and tower in north Nashville on Stokers Lane. This station operates on clear channel 880 as a daytimer with 2500 Watts. Their 2 Watts night power doesn't reach very far.
WMDB Radio 880 Nashville studios on Stokers Lane - 2011.
WMDB Radio 880 Nashville studios on Stokers Lane - 2011.
WMDB Radio 880 Nashville studios on Stokers Lane - 2011.
WMDB Radio 880 Nashville tower on Stokers Lane - 2011.


WMGC: WMGC Radio 810 Murfreesboro broadcasts a Spanish format. Their transmitter and tower is located on Molloy Lane.
WMGC Radio 810 Murfreesboro transmitter and tower on Molloy Lane - 2012.


WMSR: WMSR 1320 Manchester is known as "Thunder Radio" broadcasts from their location on Oakdale Street. Studios, transmitter, and tower are located here. Note the street sign by their entrance.
WMSR Radio 1320 Manchester studios on Oakdale Street - 2012.
WMSR Radio 1320 Manchester studios on Oakdale Street - 2012.
WMSR Radio 1320 Manchester tower on Oakdale Street - 2012.


WMTY: WMTY Radio 670 Farragut serves the Knoxville market with "The True Oldies Channel" programming. Their transmitter and tower are located north of I-40/I-75 along Everett Road.
WMTY Radio 670 tower located at 1923 Everett Road - 2011.


WNAH: WNAH Radio 1360 Nashville came on the air in 1949. The station was the first in Nashville to accept local religious programs. The station moved to the 44 Music Square East location in 1978. The transmitter and tower are located east of I-24 along Lotta Avenue. Note the Nashville skyline in the background.
WNAH Radio 1360 Nashville studios located at 44 Music Square East - 2011.
WNAH Radio 1360 Nashville studios located at 44 Music Square East - 2011.
WNAH Radio 1360 Nashville tower east of I-24 along Lotta Avenue - 2011.


WNML: 990 Knoxville started out at WNOX. The WIVK and WTNZ call letters were also used. Now WNML "The Sports Animal." Transmitter and towers are locased on Anderson Road.
WNML Radio 990 Knoxville towers on Anderson Road - 2011.
WNML Radio 990 Knoxville transmitter building on Anderson Road - 2011.


WNOO: WNOO Radio 1260 Chattanooga came on the air in 1960. The station, transmitter, and tower are located at the end of Hendricks Street on Bernard Avenue just south of North Holtzclaw Avenue. WNOO's tower is on the left in the photo, the tower on the right belongs to WJOC 1490 (see above.)
WNOO Radio 1260 Chattanooga studios on Bernard Avenue - 2012.
WNOO Radio 1260 Chattanooga tower (left) on Bernard Avenue - 2012.


WNPT TV: Nashville's public TV station started out on channel 2 as WDCN. In the early 1970's channels 2 and 8 swapped positions (see WKRN-TV above). Now WNPT TV, Nashville Public Television.

WNPT TV Channel 8.1 Nashville, Tennessee WNPT 8.1


WNQM: 1300 Nashville started out in 1945 as WMAK. In the 1960's the "WMAK Tigers" played top 40. In 1982 they changed to WLUY, 1983 went dark. In 1984 F.W. Robbert Broadcasting started the station again as WNQM with a religious format. Studios, transmitter, and towers are located between the River and Ashland City Highway 12 as seen in these photos from 2011.
WNQM Radio 1300 Nashville and shortwave station WWCR share studios - 2011.
WNQM Radio 1300 Nashville and shortwave station WWCR share studios - 2011.
WNQM Radio 1300 Nashville 4 of the 5 towers on Ashland City Highway 12 - 2011.
WWCR Nashville street sign - 2011.


WNSR: WNSR Radio 560 Brentwood serves the Nashville area. Their daytime four tower array is located east of I-65 between Highways 96 and 252. Their nighttime tower (not pictured) in near downtown Nashville.
WNSR Radio 560 Brentwood daytime four tower array - 2011.


WNVL: 1240 Nashville started out as WKDA and was WNSG from 1998 to 2005, now WNVL. Studios are located with Cumulus stations WGFX 104.5 and WKDF 103.3 near downtown Nashville on 2nd Avenue South.
WKDA Radio 1240 Nashville old print ad.
WNVL Radio 1240 Nashville studios on 2nd Avenue South - 2011.
WNVL Radio 1240 Nashville studios on 2nd Avenue South - 2011.
WNVL Radio 1240 Nashville tower on 2nd Avenue South - 2011.


WNWS: The WNWS Radio 1520 Brownsville tower and transmitter are located at the corner of North Washington Avenue and East College Street as seen in the photos from 2015.
WNWS Radio 1520 Brownsville tower at North Washington Avenue and East College Street - 2015.
WNWS Radio 1520 Brownsville transmitter at North Washington Avenue and East College Street - 2015.


WPFD: 850 Fairview was WBLP from 1982 until 1984. The station is now WPFD, but has been reported deleted from the FCC files. Their transmitter and tower is located along TN-96 as seen in the photo from 2015.
WPFD Radio 850 Fairview tower on TN-96 - 2015.


WPGD TV: WPGD TV Channel 50 Hendersonville broadcasts a religious format to Nashville from one of the newer digital towers located at 3210 Blevins Road. The other antenna is for WNPX TV.
WPGD TV Channel 50 Hendersonville tower at 3210 Blevins Road in Nashville - 2011.


WPLN: WPLN Radio 1430 is the AM part of Nashville Public Radio. Their four tower array is located in Madison on Nesbitt Lane.
WPLN Radio 1430 Madison four tower array on Nesbitt Lane - 2011.


WPLN FM: WPLN FM 90.3 along with AM 1430 has studios located at 630 Mainstream Drive in Nashville. WPLN FM 90.3 started in 1972. The call letters stand for Public Library Nashville. In the beginning the station was a small extension of Nashville's public library system broadcasting from the Richland Park Library. Now, along with WPLN 1430 (see above), they are part of the much larger Nashville Public Radio system offering NPR programming to Nashville.
WPLN 1430 and WPLN FM 90.3 Nashville studios at 630 Mainstream Drive - 2011.
WPLN 1430 and WPLN FM 90.3 Nashville studios at 630 Mainstream Drive - 2011.
WPLN 1430 and WPLN FM 90.3 Nashville studios at 630 Mainstream Drive - 2011.


WPRT: 102.5 FM started out in 1984 as WDKN-FM in Dickson. After various call letter changes and formats, they are now WPRT-FM "The Game" licensed to Pegram and serving the Nashville market with ESPN Sports. A WPRT-FM vehicle was spotted in 2015 in Nashville.
WPRT FM 102.5 "The Game" vehicle outside Bridgestone Arena in Nashville - 2015.


WPTN: WPTN Radio 780 Cookeville offers a country music format. Their transmitter and tower are located along Stadium Avenue.
WPTN Radio 780 Cookeville tower on Stadium Avenue - 2011.
WPTN Radio 780 Cookeville transmitter building on Stadium Avenue - 2011.


WRCB TV: Channel 3 Chattanooga started out in 1956 as WRGP-TV standing for founder Raymond G. Patterson. In 1963 the calls were changed to WRCB TV. Studios are located at 900 Whitehall Road in Chattanooga.
WRCB TV Channel 3 Chattanooga studios at 900 Whitehall Road - 2012.
WRCB TV Channel 3 Chattanooga studios at 900 Whitehall Road - 2012.
WRCB TV Channel 3 Chattanooga studios at 900 Whitehall Road - 2012.
WRCB TV Channel 3 Chattanooga news vehicle - 2012.

WRCB TV Channel 3 Chattanooga, Tennessee WRCB TV 3.1


WREC: The WREC Radio 600 Memphis transmitter and towers are located in north Memphis along North Walkins Street as seen in the photos from 2015.
WREC Radio 600 Memphis transmitter building on North Walkins Street - 2015.
WREC Radio 600 Memphis towers on North Walkins Street - 2015.
WREC Radio 600 Memphis tower top example - 2015.
WREC Radio 600 Memphis tower base example - 2015.


WREG TV: Channel 3 Memphis came on the air in 1956 as WREC-TV. In 1971 the call letters were changed to WREG-TV. Studios are located at 803 Channel 3 Drive as seen in the photos from 2015.
WREG TV Channel 3 Memphis studios at 803 Channel 3 Drive - 2015.
WREG TV Channel 3 Memphis studios at 803 Channel 3 Drive - 2015.
WREG TV Channel 3 Memphis studios at 803 Channel 3 Drive - 2015.


WRJZ: Radio 620 Knoxville was once WATE, then WETE, and in 1976 the change to WRJZ. The tower site on Cliffside Lane went from two towers to one when a storm in June of 2011 took down one of the towers. These photos were taken in September of 2011, note the base of the downed tower is all that was left at the time of thie photo.
WRJZ Radio 620 Knoxville remaining tower on Cliffside Lane - 2011.
WRJZ Radio 620 Knoxville base of downed tower on Cliffside Lane - 2011.


WRQR: 1000 Paris was WMUF from 1980 until 2011. Now as WRQR they serve the Jackson area. Studios, transmitter, and towers are located on India Road in Paris as seen in the photos from 2015. The studios for WRQR are shared with WHDM Radio 1440 licensed to McKenzie, WLZK FM 94.1 Paris, and WMUF FM 104.7 licensed to Henry.
WRQR Radio 1000 Paris studios on India Road - 2015.
WRQR Radio 1000 Paris studios on India Road - 2015.
WRQR Radio 1000 Paris towers on India Road - 2015.


WRVW: This tower in Nashville has antennas for WRVW FM, WCJK FM, WUBT FM, and WNFN FM.
WRVW FM, WCJK FM, WUBT FM, and WNFN FM antennas in Nashville - 2011.


WSEV: WSEV 930 Sevierville broadcasts from this tower on Burridge Drive. The station is a barker for events and activities in the area including Pigeon Forge and Dollywood. The station at one time was owned by Dolly Parton. The tower in the background is for WJZC-LP.
WSEV Radio 930 Sevierville tower on Burridge Drive - 2011.


WSLV: WSLV Radio 1110 Ardmore studios, transmitter, and tower are located on State Line Road (County Road 71) right on the Tennessee-Alabama border.
WSLV Radio 1110 Ardmore studios on State Line Road (Tennessee-Alabama border) - 2012.
WSLV Radio 1110 Ardmore studios and tower on State Line Road - 2012.


WSM: John in Arizona has a large amount of photos for WSM Radio 650 Nashville. There is a special web page just for WSM. Click on photo.

WSM Radio 650 Nashville, Tennessee

WSMV TV: John in Arizona has a large amount of photos for WSMV TV Channel 4 Nashville. There is a special web page just for WSMV-TV. Click on photo.

WSMV TV Channel 4 Nashville, Tennessee


WTCI TV: Channel 45 Chattanooga came on the air in 1970. This PBS station has studios at 7540 Bonnyshire Drive in Chattanooga.
WTCI TV Channel 45 Chattanooga studios at 7540 Bonnyshire Drive - 2012.
WTCI TV Channel 45 Chattanooga studios at 7540 Bonnyshire Drive - 2012.

WTCI TV Channel 45 Chattanooga, Tennessee WTCI 45.1


WTJS: WTJS Radio 1390 Jackson has studios, transmitter, and towers located on Radio Road as seen in the photos from 2015. This building is shared with WOGY FM 104.1 "Froggy 104" Jackson, WYNU FM 92.3 "U92" licensed to Milan, WYJJ FM 97.7 "JJ 97.7" licensed to Trenton, and WDYE FM 94.3 licensed to Dyer. The 1390 tower is shown along with the taller tower with the FM antennas.
WTJS Radio 1390 Jackson studios on Radio Road - 2015.
WTJS Radio 1390 Jackson studios on Radio Road - 2015.
WTJS Radio 1390 Jackson tower on Radio Road - 2015.
WTJS Radio 1390 Jackson towers on Radio Road - 2015.
WTJS Radio 1390 Jackson tower base on Radio Road - 2015.
WOGY FM, WYNU FM, and WYJJ FM vehicles - 2015.


WTNW: 820 Jasper started in 1986 as WAPO and changed to WWAM in 1993. In 2012 the call letters were changed to WTNW. Their tower is located just south of Main Street (Lee Highway), this photo taken from Griffith Street.
WTNW Radio 820 Jasper tower on Main Street - 2012.


WTNZ TV: Channel 43 Knoxville started out in 1983 as WKCH-TV and in 1994 changed to WTNZ (TeNneZ - Tennessee) and has been with Fox TV since the start of the Fox Network. The station is owned by Raycom Media. Studios are located at 9000 Executive Park Drive in west Knoxville.
WTNZ TV Channel 43 Knoxville studios at 9000 Executive Park Drive - 2011.
WTNZ TV Channel 43 Knoxville studios at 9000 Executive Park Drive - 2011.
WTNZ TV Channel 43 Knoxville vehicle - 2011.


WTNZ TV Channel 43 Knoxville, Tennessee WTNZ 43.1

WTNZ TV Channel 43 Knoxville, Tennessee WTNZ 43.1


WTPR: WTPR Radio 710 Paris tower and transmitter are located on Hill Road as seen in the photos from 2015.
WTPR Radio 710 Paris tower on Hill Road - 2015.
WTPR Radio 710 Paris transmitter site on Hill Road - 2015.
WTPR Radio 710 Paris tower ID - 2015.


WTVC TV: Channel 9 started out in 1953 at WROM-TV located in Rome, Georgia. The facility was moved to Chattanooga in 1958 and changed to WTVC (We're TeleVision Chattanooga). Studios are located at 4279 Benton Drive.
WTVC Channel 9 Chattanooga studios at 4279 Benton Drive - 2012.
WTVC Channel 9 Chattanooga studios at 4279 Benton Drive - 2012.
WTVC Channel 9 Chattanooga associate parking - 2012.
WTVC Channel 9 Chattanooga vehicles - 2012.

WTVC Channel 9 Chattanooga, Tennessee WTVC 9.1


WTVF: Channel 5 Nashville started out in 1954 as WLAC-TV. Call letters were changed to WTVF in 1975. Studios are located at 474 James Robertson Parkway. The station is owned by Landmark Media Enterprises. WTVF's transmitter, tower, and antenna are located at the end of Creek Trail Drive just east of I-24. Their tower is the middle one in this photo below.
WTVF Channel 5 studios at 474 James Robertson Parkway - 2011.
WTVF Channel 5 studios at 474 James Robertson Parkway - 2011.
WTVF Channel 5 tower and antenna (middle) - 2011.

WTVF Channel 5 Nashville, Tennessee WTVF 5.1

WTVF Channel 5 Nashville, Tennessee WTVF 5.1

WTVF Channel 5 Nashville, Tennessee WTVF 5.1

WTVF Channel 5 Nashville, Tennessee WTVF 5.1

WTVF Channel 5 Nashville, Tennessee WTVF 5.1

WTVF Channel 5 Nashville, Tennessee WTVF 5.1


WUXP TV: Channel 30 Nashville started in 1984 as WCAY In 1989 they changed to WXMT; to WUXP in 1996. The on air ID is from 2011.
WUXP TV Channel 30 Nashville on air ID - 2011.


WVLT TV: Channel 8 Knoxville started out in 1953 as WSKT-TV. In 1954 the call letters were changed to WTVK and then to WKXT-TV in 1988. In 1997 to WVLT reflecting the Volunteer State slogan. Studios are located at 6450 Papermill Drive.
WVLT TV Channel 8 Knoxville studios at 6450 Papermill Drive - 2011.
WVLT TV Channel 8 Knoxville studios at 6450 Papermill Drive - 2011.
WVLT TV Channel 8 Knoxville studios at 6450 Papermill Drive - 2011.
WVLT TV Channel 8 Knoxville studios at 6450 Papermill Drive - 2011.


WVLZ: WVLZ Radio 1180 Knoxville broadcasts ESPN Sports. Their transmitter and tower are located on Strawberry Plains Pike.
WVLZ Radio 1180 Knoxville tower on Strawberry Plains Pike - 2011.
WVLZ Radio 1180 Knoxville tower on Strawberry Plains Pike - 2011.


WVOL: Radio 1470 Nashville started out in 1951 as WSOK. They changed to WVOL in 1957. Studios are located at 1320 Brick Church Pike. The station is licensed to Berry Hill, but the 6 tower array is near downtown Nashville behind the studios on Brick Church Pike.
WVOL Radio 1470 Nashville studios at 1320 Brick Church Pike - 2011.
WVOL Radio 1470 Nashville towers on Brick Church Pike - 2011.
WVOL Radio 1470 Nashville vehicle - 2011.


WWST: WWST FM 102.1 Knoxville billboard.
WWST FM 102.1 Knoxville billboard - 2011.


WYFN: WYFN 980 Nashville towers located between Neelys Bend Road and the Cumberland River.
WYFN Radio 980 Nashville towers on Neelys Bend Road - 2012.


WZTV: Channel 17 Nashville started in 1968 as WMCV as the areas first UHF station and the states first independent station. Due to problems the station went off the air in 1971. In 1976 it returned this time with the WZTV call letters. Studios are located at 631 Mainstream Drive.
WZTV Channel 17 Nashville studios at 631 Mainstream Drive - 2011.
WZTV Channel 17 Nashville studios at 631 Mainstream Drive - 2011.

WZTV TV Channel 17 Nashville, Tennessee WZTV 17.1

WZTV TV Channel 17 Nashville, Tennessee WZTV 17.1

WZTV TV Channel 17 Nashville, Tennessee WZTV 17.1

WZTV TV Channel 17 Nashville, Tennessee WZTV 17.1

WZTV TV Channel 17 Nashville, Tennessee WZTV 17.1

WZTV TV Channel 17 Nashville, Tennessee WZTV 17.1

WZTV TV Channel 17 Nashville, Tennessee WZTV 17.1


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