|City||Essex, New York|
|Broadcast area||Burlington-Plattsburgh area|
|First air date||1994|
|Callsign meaning||W ChamPlain Valley|
|Former callsigns||WVZM (1992-1993)
|Owner||Vox AM/FM, LLC|
|Sister stations||WEZF, WXZO, WEAV, WVTK|
WCPV (101.3 FM) is an English-language American radio station broadcasting a sports radio format. Licensed to Essex, New York, United States, the station serves the Champlain Valley of New York and Vermont. Although licensed to Essex, New York, many listeners mistakenly believe that WCPV is licensed to Essex, Vermont, given that its offices and studios are located at Fort Ethan Allen in neighboring Colchester, Vermont. The station is currently owned by Vox AM/FM. WCPV is an ESPN Radio affiliate.
Beginning with the 2011-2012 season, WCPV joined the Boston Bruins Radio Network, carrying all 82 regular-season Bruins games. On January 10, 2013, it was announced the station had picked up rights to Boston Red Sox games, which had run for decades on Burlington's WJOY. 
The station was randomly assigned the call sign of WVZM on September 2, 1992; after changing the call letters to WDOT on July 22, 1993, the station signed on in 1994 as WCPV, offering a classic rock format branded as "Champ 101.3". Initially owned by Northstar Broadcasting, the station was acquired by Capstar Broadcasting in 1998, ultimately ending up with Clear Channel Communications following several mergers. Clear Channel announced on November 16, 2006 that it would sell its Champlain Valley stations after being bought by private equity firms, resulting in a sale to Vox Communications in 2008. By 2008, after 14 years, the station moved to a mainstream rock format to go up against Hall Communications' WBTZ, leaving WIZN (a sister station to WBTZ) as the only classic rock station.
WCPV adopted its sports format and ESPN Radio affiliation, replacing WCAT, WFAD, and WRSA, on January 1, 2011, citing heavy competition in the rock format (Almost immediately, WCAT responded by joining ESPN Radio's arch-rival, Fox Sports Radio Network; but later WCAT went to oldies.). The station also replaced WEAV as the flagship station of the Vermont Lake Monsters and the Champlain Valley affiliate of the New England Patriots Radio Network. In 2013, WCPV became the Champlain Valley affiliate of the Boston Red Sox Radio Network, ending the network's more than 50-year relationship with WJOY. The station also carries selected games of the Boston Bruins.
- http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/article/20130110/SPORTS/301100044/ WCPV to Broadcast Red Sox Games
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