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CityMount Kisco, New York
Broadcast areaNorthern Westchester and Putnam counties
BrandingFamily Radio
Frequency106.3 MHz
First air dateJanuary 15, 1964 (as WVIP-FM)
FormatTraditional Christian
ERP980 watts
HAAT135.1 meters (443 ft)
Facility ID70274
Transmitter coordinates41°11′9.00″N 73°40′41.00″W / 41.1858333°N 73.6780556°W / 41.1858333; -73.6780556Coordinates: 41°11′9.00″N 73°40′41.00″W / 41.1858333°N 73.6780556°W / 41.1858333; -73.6780556
Former callsignsWVIP-FM (1964–1993)
WMJU (1993–1995)
WVIB (1995–1996)
WZZN (1996–1999)
WFAF (1999–2012)
WDVY (2012–2013)
WFME (2013–2014)
AffiliationsFamily Radio
OwnerFamily Radio
(Family Stations, Inc.)
Sister stationsWFME, WFRH, WFRS, WNYJ-TV
WebcastListen Live

WFME-FM (106.3 FM) is a radio station airing Christian music and teaching programs. Licensed to Mount Kisco, New York in the United States, the station serves northern Westchester and Putnam counties. The station is owned by Family Radio. [1]

Family Radio has applied to the Federal Communications Commission for permission to program the station with Family Radio's non-commercial religious format from its former 94.7 FM station's studios in West Orange, New Jersey, and in a public statement, Charlie Menut, Family Radio's regional vice president and former station manager/chief engineer for Newark, New Jersey's WFME (now WNSH), stated before that station signed off that WDVY would assume the WFME call-sign until a new suitable AM station in the New York City tri-state area could be acquired.[2]

On February 10, 2015, Family Radio was granted the purchase of WQEW (now WFME), 1560 AM. Family Radio did not cease transmitting WFME-FM, so WFME AM and FM started simulcasting each other on February 28, 2015, with the AM signal restoring the station's reach to the New York City metropolitan area that it had lost when Family Radio sold 94.7 FM.


The station went on the air as WVIP-FM, the sister station to WVIP/1310, on January 15, 1964. On September 26, 1993, the station was sold and changed its call sign to WMJU, and on November 11, 1999 to WFAF.[3]

It was announced on February 25, 2012, that WFAF would begin simulcasting the country music station WDBY ("KICKS 105.5 FM") from Brookfield, Connecticut, on 106.3 starting on Thursday, March 1.[4] The switch was moved up to February 29, 2012 at noon. To reflect the format change, Cumulus changed the call-sign from WFAF to WDVY.

Previously the station had been simulcasting WFAS-FM 103.9 FM, an adult contemporary station licensed to Bronxville, New York. For more history, see WDBY.

WDVY was sold to Family Radio as part of the agreement to sell Family Radio's WFME, Newark, New Jersey, to Cumulus Media. [5] The WDBY simulcast went silent on Monday, January 14, 2013, in preparation for Family Radio, the previous programming from 94.7, to move there along with the WFME calls. The station began playing traditional Christian hymns that afternoon and the full Family Radio feed on Tuesday, January 15, 2013.


  1. ^ "WFME-FM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ WFME (FM) signs off and statement by station manager Charlie Menut.
  3. ^ "WFME-FM Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  4. ^ "KICKS 105.5 Facebook Post".
  5. ^ "Price For WFME/N.Y.: $40 Million Plus Westchester FM".

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