WINC-FM

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WINC-FM
WINC-FM 2014.PNG
City of license Winchester, Virginia
Broadcast area Winchester, Virginia
Martinsburg, West Virginia
Hagerstown, Maryland
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Washington, DC
Branding "92.5 WINC-FM"
pronounced as "Wink FM"
Slogan "Your Favorite Music and More"
Frequency 92.5 FM MHz
First air date November 18, 1946[1]
Format Adult Contemporary[2]
Power 22,000 Watts
HAAT 434 meters (1,424 ft)
Class B
Facility ID 41810
Transmitter coordinates 38°57′21.0″N 78°1′28.0″W / 38.955833°N 78.024444°W / 38.955833; -78.024444
Callsign meaning WINChester[3]
Former callsigns WRFL (1946-1979)
WQUS (1979-1981)
WINC-FM (1981-present)[4]
Affiliations AccuWeather
Owner Centennial Broadcasting[5][6]
(Centennial Licensing II, LLC)
Sister stations WINC, WXBN, WZFC
Webcast WINC-FM Webstream
Website WINC-FM Online

WINC-FM is an Adult Contemporary formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Winchester, Virginia.[2] WINC-FM is owned and operated by Centennial Broadcasting.[5]

Due to its transmitter being atop a mountain, WINC-FM's strong signal can be heard throughout the Shenandoah Valley and Northern Virginia, the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, parts of Maryland, Pennsylvania, and the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1947 Broadcasting Yearbook (PDF). Broadcasting Publications. 1947. p. 236. Retrieved June 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved June 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Call Letter Origins: The List". Bob Nelson/Barry Mishkind. Retrieved December 1, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Call Sign History". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved June 1, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "WINC Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved June 1, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Centennial Broadcasting". Centennial Broadcasting. Retrieved June 1, 2014. 
  7. ^ "54 dBu Service Contour for WINC-FM, 92.5 MHz, Winchester, VA". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved June 1, 2014. 

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