WAKY

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For the original WAKY-AM Top 40 music station in Louisville, see WKRD (AM).

WAKY
City of license Radcliff, Kentucky
Broadcast area Louisville, Kentucky
Branding 103.5 WAKY
Frequency 103.5 MHz
First air date 1967
Format Classic Hits
Audience share 2.0 (Wi'08, R&R[1])
ERP 3,500 watts
HAAT 238.9 meters
Class C3
Facility ID 70495
Transmitter coordinates 37°52′45.00″N 85°43′3.00″W / 37.8791667°N 85.7175000°W / 37.8791667; -85.7175000
Callsign meaning WAcKY[2]
Former callsigns WUOX (1991-1992)
WLVK (1992-1995)
WASE (1995-2007)
Affiliations ABC Radio
Owner W & B Broadcasting, Inc.
Webcast Listen Live
Website waky1035.com

WAKY (103.5 FM) is a radio station licensed to Radcliff, Kentucky, USA, the station serves the Louisville area. The station is currently owned by W & B Broadcasting, Inc.[3] The station's studios are located in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

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The station went on the air as WUOX on 1991-11-01. on 1992-10-30, the station changed its call sign to WLVK, on 1995-07-17 to WASE, on 2007-05-11 to the current WAKY.[4]

The WAKY calls and oldies format the station airs are an homage to Louisville's WAKY AM 790, a legendary and popular Top 40 music station from the late 1950s to the late 1970s. The original WAKY had its own stint as an oldies station from 1982 to 1986 and is now WKRD. Prior to adopting the WAKY calls, 103.5 FM also played oldies as WASE "Kool 103.5."

Since former competitor WRKA 103.1 FM dropped its classic hits format in favor of contemporary country music, WAKY is now the only rock oldies station in the Louisville market.

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