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City Coal Run, Kentucky
Branding Classic Rock 103.1 FM
Frequency 103.1 MHz
First air date 1974
Format Classic rock
ERP 1,200 watts
HAAT 226 meters
Class A
Facility ID 32973
Transmitter coordinates 37°27′57.00″N 82°33′4.00″W / 37.4658333°N 82.5511111°W / 37.4658333; -82.5511111
Callsign meaning PiKEville[1]
Former callsigns WRAU (1990-1993)
Affiliations Premiere Radio Networks
Owner East Kentucky Broadcasting
Webcast Listen Live
Website wpke.com

WPKE-FM (103.1 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a classic rock format. Licensed to Coal Run, Kentucky, USA, the station is currently owned by East Kentucky Broadcasting and features programming from United Stations Radio Network and Premiere Radio Networks.[2]


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The station went on the air as WECL then changed to WRAU on 1990-06-01. On 1993-12-27, the station changed its call sign to the current WPKE.[3]

Previously, this station was adult contemporary "Mix 103.1".[4]


  1. ^ "Call Letter Origins". Radio History on the Web. 
  2. ^ "WPKE-FM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ "WPKE Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  4. ^ "WPKE-FM - The Mix 103.1 Pikeville, KY". radiotime.com. Retrieved 2009-11-24. 

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