WXXX (95.5 FM, "95 Triple X") is a U.S. radio station based in Colchester,
Vermont, and licensed in South
On air and in advertisements the station is
known as "95 Triple X." The primary format of the station is
1950s and 1960s the WXXX call sign was licensed in Hattiesburg,
On November 16, 1984, WXXX (95 Triple-X) signed on-the-air. Its
first song was Start Me Up (The Rolling Stones). WXXX signed-on at
3kW on 95.3FM. At that time it was owned by several well known
Vermont Broadcasters such as Howard Ginsberg, John Hughes and John
Nichols. They sold the station in 1986 to a Boston-based company.
It was subsequently sold again to Atlantic Ventures, another
Boston-based company. After that it was purchased by the owners of
WVMT(AM) in Burlington. In the early 1990s WXXX upgraded their
signal and moved to 95.5 FM. Although the station is licensed to South
Burlington, the stations offices and studios are located in
Colchester along with co-owned WVMT.
radio station was the birth place to many radio careers like
Michael Maze, Artie the One Man Party, Matthew "LA" Reid, Michael
Mann, Troy Shannon, Keith Rice, John "Lucas" Grinnell, Scott
Osbourne, Jeff Thomas, Lisa B, Josh "JB Goode" Goodman, Ken Benson,
Rob Dawes, Skip Church, Walt Speck, Joe Taylor and Rob Poulin. 95
Triple X is host to DJ Skii, mixing live every Friday night on the
Jag show at 9PM.