Listen to the "97.1 The Ticket" radio station live. The "97.1 The Ticket" studio is located in Detroit, MI. Callsign: WXYT-FM. Broadcasting region: Detroit, Michigan, serving Metro Detroit and much of Southeast Michigan. Start of broadcasting: began regular operations on the FM dial on May 13, 1941. Program format: Sports radio and flagship station of all four of Detroit's professional sports teams and two college teams (the Detroit Tigers baseball team, the Detroit Pistons basketball team, the Detroit Red Wings hockey team, the Detroit Lions football team, and the Michigan Wolverines football and Michigan Wolverines men's basketball NCAA teams). Target audience: 18-54 years old. Audience Reach: 5,318,744.