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|Broadcast area||Burlington, Iowa|
|Slogan||Today's BEST Music|
|First air date||6 June 1966|
|Format||Contemporary Hit Radio/Sports Radio|
|HAAT||86 meters (282 ft)|
|Transmitter coordinates||Coordinates: (NAD83)|
|Callsign meaning||to match original callsign of WYEC|
|Former callsigns||WKAI-FM (1966–1984)|
(Virden Broadcasting Corp.)
|Sister stations||WJEQ, WLMD, WYEC, WMQZ, WNLF|
WKAI is a 25,000 watt FM radio station on 100.1 MHz in Macomb, Illinois, in west-central Illinois. WKAI has been on the air since June 6, 1966. It is owned by Fletcher Ford, through licensee Virden Broadcasting Corp.
Survey after survey shows K-100 to be the most popular radio station in McDonough County. K-100 features contemporary hit music of the 80's, 90's and today along with local news, weather, sports and chances to win prizes several times each day. K-100 also carries live play-by-play of Macomb High School football and basketball, and other special sports broadcasts throughout the year.
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- 1966 — WKAI-FM is added[clarification needed] to the existing WKAI-AM (now WYEC) at 1510 kHz and Macomb Daily Journal media properties owned by the Rudolph family.
- 2005 — Construction permit filed with FCC to increase station power to 11.5 kW ERP.
- 2009 — WKAI was transferred from WPW Broadcasting, Inc. in DeKalb, Illinois to Colchester Radio, Inc.
- November 30, 2015 — WKAI was sold to Virden Broadcasting Corp., along with five sister stations, for $725,000.
- Colchester Radio, Inc. (2009-02-04). "FCC 323: OWNERSHIP REPORT FOR COMMERCIAL BROADCAST STATIONS (file no. BOS-20090209ADM)". Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved 2009-07-25.
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WKAI
- Radio-Locator information on WKAI
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WKAI
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