WOBX (1530 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Religious format. Licensed to Wanchese, North Carolina, USA, it serves the Elizabeth City-Nags Head area. The station is currently owned by East Carolina Radio, Inc..
This station originally signed on in 1970 as WOBR-AM, and was the first radio station to sign on in the Outer Banks. Throughout the 1970s & early 1980s, the station had an adult contemporary format. By the mid eighties it had gone to a country format. In the late 1980s, the station went to a religious format which it still maintains. On April 11, 2000, the calls were changed to WOBX.
The station began broadcasting at 11:45 a.m. on May 29, 1970, at its studio/transmitter site near Wanchese, N.C., with a power of 250 watts, licensed for daytime-only operation. The first manager was G. Chambers Williams, III.
WOBX may refer to:
- WOBX (AM), a radio station (1530 AM) licensed to serve Wanchese, North Carolina, United States
- WOBX-FM, a radio station (98.1 FM) licensed to serve Manteo, North Carolina
- WWLF-LP, a low-power television station (channel 35) licensed to serve Syracuse, New York, United States, which held the call sign WOBX-LP from 1998 to 2016