WKHK

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WKHK
WKHK-FM 2014.PNG
City Colonial Heights, Virginia
Broadcast area Richmond, Virginia
Petersburg, Virginia
Branding "K95"
Slogan "Number 1 for New Country"
Frequency 95.3 FM MHz
(also on HD Radio)
Translator(s) 104.3 W282CA (Richmond, relays HD2)
First air date November 17, 1972[1]
Format HD1: Country
HD2: Classic hip hop "G104.3"[2]
ERP 47,000 Watts
HAAT 156 meters (512 ft)
Class B
Facility ID 319
Transmitter coordinates 37°26′22.0″N 77°26′1.0″W / 37.439444°N 77.433611°W / 37.439444; -77.433611
Former callsigns WPVA-FM (1972-1984)
WKHK (1984-Present)[3]
Owner SummitMedia LLC
(SM-WKHK, LLC)
Sister stations W291CL, WJSR, WKLR, WURV, W282CA
Webcast WKHK Webstream
Website WKHK Online

WKHK is a Country formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Colonial Heights, Virginia, serving Richmond and Petersburg in Virginia.[2] WKHK is owned and operated by SummitMedia LLC.[4]

WKHK is licensed by the FCC to broadcast in the HD digital hybrid format.[5]

WKHK-HD2[edit]

On August 7, 2016, WKHK-HD2 and simulcasting translator W282CA signed on for the first time.[6][7] The new stations began stunting with "Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang", by Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg, on a loop.[6] The stunt ended just after Noon, on August 9, and the Classic Hip Hop format began.[6] Using Westwood One's Classic Hip Hop network, the first song heard on the station was "Rock It" by Master P.[6][8][9]

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license Facility
ID
ERP
W
Height
m (ft)
Class FCC info
W282CA 104.3 FM Richmond, Virginia 154008 250 watts 180 m (590 ft) D FCC

References[edit]

  1. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 2010 (PDF). ProQuest, LLC/Reed Publishing (Nederland), B.V. 2010. p. D-569. Retrieved November 26, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved November 26, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved November 26, 2015. 
  4. ^ "WKHK Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved November 26, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Station Search Details - WKHK". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 28, 2016. 
  6. ^ a b c d Venta, Lance (August 9, 2016). "Classic Hip-Hop G104.3 Richmond Debuts". RadioBB Networks. Retrieved August 28, 2016. 
  7. ^ "W282CA Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 28, 2016. 
  8. ^ "G104.3 Richmond Launches". RadioBB Networks. August 9, 2016. Retrieved August 28, 2016. 
  9. ^ http://hdradio.com/station_guides/widget.php?id=56 HD Radio Guide for Richmond, Virginia

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