WKHK

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WKHK
WKHK-FM 2014.PNG
CityColonial Heights, Virginia
Broadcast areaRichmond, Virginia
Petersburg, Virginia
Branding"K95"
Slogan"Number 1 for New Country"
Frequency95.3 FM MHz
(also on HD Radio)
Translator(s)104.3 W282CA (Richmond, relays HD2)
First air dateNovember 17, 1972[1]
FormatHD1: Country
HD2: Classic hip hop "G104.3"[2]
ERP47,000 Watts
HAAT156 meters (512 ft)
ClassB
Facility ID319
Transmitter coordinates37°26′22.0″N 77°26′1.0″W / 37.439444°N 77.433611°W / 37.439444; -77.433611
Former callsignsWPVA-FM (1972-1984)
WKHK (1984-Present)[3]
OwnerSummitMedia
(SM-WKHK, LLC)
Sister stationsW291CL, WJSR, WKLR, WURV, W282CA
WebcastWKHK Webstream
WebsiteWKHK 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.[4] The station's studios and offices are located west of Richmond proper in unincorporated Chesterfield County[5], and its transmitter is located in Bensley, Virginia.[6]

WKHK is licensed by the FCC to broadcast in the HD digital hybrid format.[7]

WKHK-HD2[edit]

On August 7, 2016, WKHK-HD2 and simulcasting translator W282CA signed on for the first time.[8][9] The new stations began stunting with "Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang", by Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg, on a loop.[8] The stunt ended just after Noon, on August 9, and the Classic Hip Hop format began.[8] Using Westwood One's Classic Hip Hop network, the first song heard on the station was "Rock It" by Master P.[8][10][11]

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 W282CA 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. ^ https://www.k95country.com/contact/ Contact US | WKHK | K95
  6. ^ Radio-Locator.com/WKHK-FM
  7. ^ "Station Search Details - WKHK". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 28, 2016.
  8. ^ a b c d Venta, Lance (August 9, 2016). "Classic Hip-Hop G104.3 Richmond Debuts". RadioBB Networks. Retrieved August 28, 2016.
  9. ^ "W282CA Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 28, 2016.
  10. ^ "G104.3 Richmond Launches". RadioBB Networks. August 9, 2016. Retrieved August 28, 2016.
  11. ^ http://hdradio.com/station_guides/widget.php?id=56 HD Radio Guide for Richmond, Virginia

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