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WKYW Passport93.5-1490 logo.png
City Frankfort, Kentucky
Broadcast area Lexington Metro Area
Branding Passport Radio 1490. Vintage. Eclectic.
Frequency 1490 kHz
Translator(s) 93.5 Mhz (W228CL)
First air date 1946
Format Oldies
Power 1,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
Class C
Facility ID 74609
Transmitter coordinates 38°12′12.00″N 84°54′49.00″W / 38.2033333°N 84.9136111°W / 38.2033333; -84.9136111
Owner CapCity Communications
(Southern Belle Licenses, LLC)
Sister stations WSTV-FM, WFKY
Webcast Listen Live
Website Passport Radio 1490 & 93.5 Website

WKYW (1490 AM) is a radio station broadcasting an Oldies format. Licensed to Frankfort, Kentucky, United States. The station is currently owned by CapCity Communications.[1]


Prior to February 2011, the format was News/talk.[citation needed]

On March 18, 2013 WKYW changed their format to oldies, branded as "Passport Radio 1490".

In 2015, fm translator W228CL began broadcasting on FM frequency 93.5 Mhz; this station simulcasts WKYW.


  1. ^ "WKYW Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 

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