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City Henderson, Kentucky
Broadcast area Tri-State Area
Branding WKU Public Radio
Frequency 89.5 MHz
First air date April 20, 1989
Format Public radio
ERP 43,000 watts
HAAT 115 meters (377 ft)
Class C2
Facility ID 71864
Transmitter coordinates 37°51′06.00″N 87°19′43.00″W / 37.8516667°N 87.3286111°W / 37.8516667; -87.3286111
Affiliations American Public Media, National Public Radio, Public Radio International, Kentucky Public Radio
Owner Western Kentucky University
Website wkyufm.org

WKPB (89.5 FM) is a radio station licensed to Henderson, Kentucky. The station is owned by Western Kentucky University, and is an affiliate of the WKU Public Radio network.

History of call letters[edit]

The call letters WKPB were earlier assigned to an FM station in Knoxville, Tennessee. Owned by the Knoxville Publishing Company, it began broadcasting October 15, 1947, on 93.3 MHz.[1]


  1. ^ "FM Outlet of 'Knoxville Journal' Takes the Air" (PDF). Broadcasting. October 27, 1947. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 

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