WYYX (97.7 FM, "97X") is a commercial radio station located in Panama City Beach, Florida that has its transmitter licensed for Bonifay, Florida, broadcasting to the Panama City, Florida area on 97.7 FM. WYYX airs a modern rock music format. It is known as "Panama City's Rock Station."
The station has a live and local morning show entitled "Stroke and ShortBus" which airs 6-10 on weekday mornings. Although starting their first year as hosts of the morning show in 2012, Stroke has been with 97X since 2004; ShortBus has been with the station since 2005. Each have worked as personalities on every day part on the station. Other notable on-air personalities includes Sara, middays, 10 am until 2 pm; "Afternoon Riot" with Just Plain Rob, 2 pm until 6 pm; and "Hard Drive XL with Lou Brutus" airs 6 pm until 11 pm. The nighttime program is the only syndicated show to air on weekdays on the station.
WTBB (Townsend Broadcasting) began as a local station in 1983, using mostly a pre-recorded format, and was housed in the old Bank of Bonifay building. Manager Larry Donaldson also carried local ballgames and political events, and even had the occasional local remote. Most people thought he owned the station until it sold in 1992 and he moved on.
See also: adult contemporary, classic hits, college, country, news/talk, NPR, oldies, religious, rock, sports, top 40, urban, and other radio stations in FloridaAlso see: active rock, classic rock and modern rock.
Coordinates: 30°30′43″N 85°29′24″W / 30.512°N 85.490°W