WKFI

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WKFI
City of license Wilmington, Ohio
Branding Classic Country Radio
Frequency 1090 kHz
First air date December 5, 1964
Format Classic Country
Power 1,000 watts day
Class D
Facility ID 58371
Transmitter coordinates 39°26′12.00″N 83°51′21.00″W / 39.4366667°N 83.8558333°W / 39.4366667; -83.8558333
Callsign meaning We Keep Farmers Informed
Former callsigns WWWM (1964-1969)
Affiliations Fox News Radio
Ohio News Network
Ohio Ag Net
Owner Town And Country Broadcasting, Inc.
Sister stations WBZI (originating station)
WEDI
Webcast Listen Live
Website wkfi.com

WKFI (1090 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Classic Country format. Licensed to Wilmington, Ohio, USA. The station is currently owned by Town And Country Broadcasting, Inc. and features programing from Fox News Radio.[1]

Brief history[edit]

Founded in 1964 as WWWM which first took to the air on December 5th of that year. It became WKFI sometime in the late 1960s. Several formats over the years included middle of the road,country music with farm news and later southern gospel. WKFI also had an FM beginning in 1969 as WKIT at 102.3 mHz operating at first as a simulcast then briefly adopting the WKFI calls until the early 1970s when the callsign changed to WDHK with an adult contemporary format. That format remained throughout the 70s and 80s when the callsign was once again switched to WSWO-FM in 1982 and switched to new country in 1997. It became classic country in 2003 as a brief AM/FM simulcast of WBZI until WSWO-FM was sold to EMF Broadcasting becoming WKLN...the southwest Ohio repeater of K-LOVE.

The WSWO callsign is now used at a low-power FM station in Huber Heights, Ohio.

WKFI-AM retains the simulcast of WBZI to this day.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "WKFI Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 

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