WCVA (AM)

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WCVA
Station wojl.JPG
City Culpeper, Virginia
Broadcast area Culpeper, Virginia
Culpeper County, Virginia
Branding "Classic Hits 105.5 & 95.3, Sam FM"
Frequency 1490 AM kHz
Translator(s) W237CA (95.3, Culpeper)
First air date February, 1949[1]
Format Classic Hits
Power 680 Watts day and night
Class C
Facility ID 14711
Transmitter coordinates 38°29′4.0″N 77°59′22.0″W / 38.484444°N 77.989444°W / 38.484444; -77.989444
Callsign meaning W Culpeper VirginiA
Former callsigns WCVA (1949-Present)[2]
Affiliations Classic Hits (Westwood One)
Owner Piedmont Communications, Inc.
Sister stations WJMA, WOJL, WVCV

WCVA is a broadcast radio station licensed to Culpeper, Virginia, serving Culpeper and Culpeper County, Virginia.[3] WCVA is owned and operated by Piedmont Communications, Inc.[4] and simulcasts the Classic Hits format of sister station 105.5 WOJL Louisa. Prior to February 2016, it had aired a satellite-fed Adult Standards format.

Translator[edit]

In early 2016, WCVA's programming began airing on 95.3 W237CA, an FM translator that had been purchased by Piedmont from Liberty University.

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license Facility
ID
ERP
W
Height
m (ft)
Class FCC info
W237CA 95.3 Culpeper, Virginia 139551 178 watts 84 m (276 ft) D FCC

References[edit]

  1. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 2010 (PDF). ProQuest, LLC/Reed Publishing (Nederland), B.V. 2010. p. D-563. Retrieved July 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 8, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved July 8, 2015. 
  4. ^ "WCVA Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 8, 2015. 

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