KVYN

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KVYN
KVYN The Vine logo.png
CitySaint Helena, California
Broadcast areaNapa Valley
Wine Country
Vallejo, California
BrandingThe Vine
Frequency99.3 FM (MHz)
First air date1975
FormatAAA
ERP6,000 watts
HAAT79 meters (259 ft)
ClassA
Facility ID74429
Transmitter coordinates38°25′34″N 122°19′33″W / 38.42611°N 122.32583°W / 38.42611; -122.32583
OwnerWill Marcencia and Julissa Marcencia
(Wine Down Media LLC)
Sister stationsKVON
WebcastListen Live
Websitewww.993thevine.com

KVYN 99.3 FM is a radio station licensed to Saint Helena, California. The station broadcasts a Unique Blend format and is owned by Julissa & Will Marcencia, through licensee Wine Down Media LLC.[1]

History[edit]

Station's former logo

The station was founded by Thomas L. Young and initially went on the air in 1975.[2][3] In May 2017 an announcement was made that the station along with sister station KVON had been sold by Wine Country Broadcasting to Wine Down Media for $425,000. The transaction was consummated on August 1, 2017.[4]

Translator[edit]

The station is also heard in Calistoga, California through a translator at 103.5 MHz.

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
Height
m (ft)
Class FCC info
K278AH 103.5 Calistoga, California 80 −186 m (−610 ft) D FCC

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KVYN Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ Sestito, Maria (December 1, 2015). "Former radio station owner dies at age 94". Napa Valley Register. Napa, CA: Lee Enterprises, Inc. Retrieved December 5, 2015.
  3. ^ "Thomas L. Young". Napa Valley Register. Napa, CA: Lee Enterprises, Inc. December 4, 2015. Retrieved December 5, 2015.
  4. ^ Huffman, Jennifer (May 14, 2017). "New owners for Napa radio stations KVYN/KVON". Napa Valley Register. Napa, CA: Lee Enterprises, Inc. Retrieved May 14, 2017.

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