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City of license Binghamton, New York
Broadcast area Binghamton, New York
Branding 98.1 The Hawk
Frequency 98.1 MHz
Format Country
ERP 6,700 watts
HAAT 395 meters
Class B
Facility ID 72373
Callsign meaning The HaWK
Former callsigns WNBF-FM (1956-1972)
WQYT (1972-1983)
Owner Townsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Binghamton License, LLC)
Sister stations WAAL, WNBF, WWYL, WYOS
Webcast Listen Live
Website 981thehawk.com

WHWK, known on-air as "The Hawk", is a radio station licenced to Binghamton, New York with a country music format launched by Stoner Broadcasting Program Director Mike Jeffries in January 1984. Located at 98.1 FM, the station is currently owned by Townsquare Media.

Current staff include Glenn Pitcher, Traci Taylor, John Davison, and Rich Birdsall.

In 2009, 98.1 The Hawk celebrated its 25th anniversary as a country station. WHWK is regularly the highest rated station in the Binghamton Aribtron market.

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Coordinates: 42°03′40″N 75°56′42″W / 42.061°N 75.945°W / 42.061; -75.945