WAVJ

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WWKY
City Providence, Kentucky
Branding 104.9 Nash Icon
Frequency 104.9 MHz
First air date March 22, 1979 (as WPKY-FM)
Format Country
ERP 5,300 watts
HAAT 98 meters
Class A
Facility ID 15527
Transmitter coordinates 37°24′52.00″N 87°34′23.00″W / 37.4144444°N 87.5730556°W / 37.4144444; -87.5730556
Former callsigns WPKY-FM (1979-1994)
WAVJ (1994-2017)
Owner Caldwell County C.B.C., Inc.
Sister stations WPKY

WWKY (104.9 FM) is a radio station licensed to Providence, Kentucky, United States. The station is currently owned by Caldwell County C.B.C., Inc.[1]

History[edit]

The station went on the air as WPKY-FM on 1979-03-22. On 1994-01-15, the station changed its call sign to WAVJ; on 2017-04-13 to the current WWKY.[2]

The station broadcasts and streams Caldwell County High School Sports. Studios are in downtown Princeton at 108 West Main Street. Sports remain a primary concern for the station, although other possible topics have been making themselves known as of late. The station also broadcasts University of Kentucky Football and Basketball, as well as Tennessee Titans Football.

The station has been recognized on the local, state and national level for its efforts in the area of community service.

On April 1, 2013 WAVJ changed their format from adult contemporary to classic hits, branded as "104.9 The Wave".

On July 31, 2015 WAVJ went silent (off the air).[3]

On August 1, 2015 WAVJ returned to the air with a simulcast of country-formatted WWKY 97.7 FM Providence, KY.

On July 20, 2016 WAVJ went silent. (Info taken from stationintel.com)

On April 2, 2017 WAVJ returned to the air with a country format, branded as "104.9 Nash Icon". (info taken from stationintel.com)

On April 13, 2017 WAVJ changed their call letters to WWKY. (info taken from stationintel.com)

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