KWXX-FM

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KWXX-FM/KAOY
KWXX 94.7-101.5 logo.png
CityKWXX: Hilo, Hawaii
KAOY: Kealakekua, Hawaii
Broadcast areaHilo/Kailua-Kona
SloganHawaii's Island Music Station
FrequencyKWXX: 94.7 FM MHz
KAOY 101.5 FM MHz
First air dateKWXX: May 2, 1983
KAOY May 18, 1981 (as KKON)
FormatAdult contemporary
ERPKWXX: 51,000 watts
KAOY: 6,500 watts
HAATKWXX: -231 meters
KAOY: 909 meters
ClassKWXX: C1
KAOY: C0
Facility IDKWXX:48679
KAOY:70377
Transmitter coordinatesKWXX:19°47′2.00″N 155°5′25.00″W / 19.7838889°N 155.0902778°W / 19.7838889; -155.0902778
KAOY:19°43′15.00″N 155°55′16.00″W / 19.7208333°N 155.9211111°W / 19.7208333; -155.9211111
Former callsignsKAOY:
KKON-FM (1981-1982)
KOAS (1982-1992)
OwnerNew West Broadcasting Corp.
Sister stationsKMWB, KNWB, KPUA
WebcastListen Live
Websitekwxx.com/

KWXX-FM (94.7 FM) is a radio station in Hilo, Hawaii broadcasting an adult contemporary format as well as local music. A satellite station, KAOY (101.5 FM), is licensed to Kealakekua, Hawaii and serves the Kailua-Kona area. The station is owned by New West Broadcasting Corp.

History[edit]

KAOY went on the air as KKON-FM on May 18, 1981. In 1982, the station changed its call sign to KOAS. On February 7, 1992, the current call letters were adapted.[1]

KWXX went on the air on May 2, 1983.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KAOY Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.

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