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City Princeton, Kentucky
Frequency 104.9 MHz
First air date March 22, 1979 (as WPKY-FM)
Format Silent
ERP 6,000 watts
HAAT 53 meters
Class A
Facility ID 15527
Transmitter coordinates 37°7′14.00″N 87°51′31.00″W / 37.1205556°N 87.8586111°W / 37.1205556; -87.8586111
Former callsigns WPKY-FM (1979-1994)
Owner Caldwell County C.B.C., Inc.
Sister stations WPKY

WAVJ (104.9 FM) is a radio station licensed to Princeton, Kentucky, USA. The station is currently owned by Caldwell County C.B.C., Inc.[1]


The station went on the air as WPKY-FM on 1979-03-22. on 1994-01-15, the station changed its call sign to the current WAVJ.[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.


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