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WRXB
City of license St. Pete Beach, Florida
Broadcast area Tampa Bay
Slogan The New 1590 the Best R&B
Frequency 1590 kHz
Format Urban Contemporary
Power 5,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 57478
Transmitter coordinates 27°44′3.00″N 82°41′8.00″W / 27.73417°N 82.68556°W / 27.73417; -82.68556
Callsign meaning Rhythm X (and) Blues
Owner Polnet Communications, Ltd
Website WRXB Online

WRXB (1590 AM) is a commercial American radio station broadcasting an Urban Contemporary format. Licensed to St. Pete Beach, Florida with offices in a converted house on First Ave. N. near 20th Street in St. Petersburg, it serves the Tampa Bay area.

According to FCC records[1], prior to 1996, the station was owned by Rolyn Communications, Inc. A transfer was requested to Metropolitan Radio Group in 1996, but that transfer was not completed until 1999. In 2000, Gary Acker (owner of Metropolitan Radio Group) died, and control of the station passed to his estate, which was overseen by Mark Acker. In 2007, the station was sold to Polnet Communications, the current owner and licensee.

Past announcers at WRXB included Jim Murray, Rob Simone and Sister Dianne Hughes. WRXB also features Pastor Norma Miller hosting Pastor Glenn Miller's Praize Party. Other announcers that have include Ivan Summers and Tony King hosting TK's Midday Cafe.

On August 20, 2009, WRXB had its first major format change in over 30 years when it switched to 24 hour gospel programming.

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WRXB (1590 AM) is a commercial American radio station broadcasting an Urban Contemporary format. Licensed to St. Pete Beach, Florida with offices in a converted house on First Ave. N. near 20th Street in St. Petersburg, it serves the Tampa Bay area.

According to FCC records[1], prior to 1996, the station was owned by Rolyn Communications, Inc. A transfer was requested to Metropolitan Radio Group in 1996, but that transfer was not completed until 1999. In 2000, Gary Acker (owner of Metropolitan Radio Group) died, and control of the station passed to his estate, which was overseen by Mark Acker. In 2007, the station was sold to Polnet Communications, the current owner and licensee.

Some of WRXB's most notable radio personalities include announcers Jim Murray, Rob Simone, Angelica Storm, Ivan Summers, Maurice Sebastian, Tony Rush,Sister Dianne Hughes, Chanyn O'Hara, Barry O'Neil, and Tony King hosting TK's Midday Cafe. WRXB also features Pastor Norma Miller hosting Pastor Glenn Miller's Praize Party.

On August 20, 2009, WRXB had its first major format change in over 30 years when it switched to 24 hour gospel programming.

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