WBLX-FM (92.9 FM, '93BLX') is an American Mainstream Urban music-formatted radio station that serves Mobile, Lower Alabama, and Pensacola, Florida. The station has served the Gulf Coast for more than 25 years. The station was assigned the WBLX-FM call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on July 4, 1988. In 2006, WBLX began broadcasting in IBOC digital radio, using the HD Radio system from iBiquity. WBLX began in October 1973 as FM counterpart to gospel station WMOO (1550 AM). As WBLX, with the Urban contemporary format, has been one of the market's leading stations with the same calls and format for about 25 years. In 1998, Cumulus acquired competitor WDLT-FM, and skewed it to being an Urban Adult Contemporary.
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