WKSI-FM

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WKSI-FM
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City of license Stephens City, Virginia
Broadcast area Northern Shenandoah Valley
Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia
Branding "Kiss 98-3"
Slogan "All The Hits"
Frequency 98.3 FM MHz
(also on HD Radio)
First air date August 28, 1966
Format Contemporary Hit Radio
Power 1,750 watts
HAAT 188 meters (617 ft)
Class A
Facility ID 26998
Transmitter coordinates 39°10′38.0″N 78°15′53.0″W / 39.177222°N 78.264722°W / 39.177222; -78.264722
Callsign meaning W KSI
play on the word "Kiss"
Former callsigns WZFM (1966–1982)
WXVA-FM (1982–2003)
WKSI-FM (2003–present)
Affiliations Ace & TJ
On Air with Ryan Seacrest
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(AMFM Radio Licenses, LLC.)
Sister stations W239BV, WFQX, WMRE, WUSQ-FM
Webcast WKSI-FM Webstream
Website WKSI-FM Online

WKSI-FM (98.3 FM), also known as Kiss 98.3, is a Contemporary Hit Radio formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Stephens City, Virginia, serving the Northern Shenandoah Valley and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.[1] WKSI-FM is owned and operated by iHeartMedia, Inc..[2]

WKSI-HD2 simulcast[edit]

Main article: W239BV

On August 22, 2013, WKSI began simulcasting its HD2 signal on newly acquired translator W239BV, broadcasting on 95.7, from WKSI's tower east of Winchester.[3] The HD2 signal aired the "Today's Mix" format, one of Clear Channel's Premium Choice formats.[3]

On November 1, 2013, W239BV switched its format from Hot Adult Contemporary to a seasonal All-Christmas music format, with the "Mix 95-7" branding remaining.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved June 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "WKSI Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved June 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "CCM&E Premium Choice Hot AC...". Robert F. Corbin via Twitter. August 22, 2013. Retrieved August 22, 2013. 
  4. ^ Venta, Lance (November 2, 2013). "Christmas Comes Early Across America". RadioBB Networks. Retrieved November 3, 2013. 

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