WJYD


WJYD

Infobox Radio Station
name = WJYD


area = Columbus, Ohio
city = London, Ohio
branding = Joy 106.3
slogan = Your Soul Inspiration Station
airdate = January 24, 1992
frequency = 106.3 (MHz)
format = Gospel
erp = 6,000 watts
class = A
owner = Radio One
sister_stations = WCKX, WJYD, WXMG
website = [http://www.joy106.com www.joy106.com]
callsign_meaning = W JoYeD |

WJYD (106.3 FM, "Joy 106.3") is an FM urban contemporary gospel radio station in London, Ohio owned by Radio One.

The station was first licensed on January 24, 1992 as WCKX. When WCKX moved from 106.3 in London to 107.5 in Columbus on December 26, 1997, the call letters were changed to WMXG. The station became WCZZ on October 2, 1998 and WJYD on July 31, 2000. When 106.3 was known as WCKX, it was the Columbus area's only R&B and Hip Hop station, yet suffered from poor ratings because of its London, Ohio tower. The former WJZA at 107.5 became huge competition for Power 106.3 in the late 90's and was eventually bought by Radio One and transferred to the 107.5 signal where they have enjoyed great success.

External links

*FMQ|WJYD


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