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For previous holders of this call sign, see WCXK and WAKE (AM).
Not to be confused with "Where Are Your Keys?".
City Valley Station, Kentucky
Broadcast area Louisville, Kentucky
Branding Shine 105.9
Slogan Family Friendly Kid Safe
Frequency 105.9 MHz
First air date 1986
Format Christian/AC
ERP 1,250 watts horizontal
1,225 watts vertical
HAAT 155 meters
Class A
Facility ID 50764
Former callsigns WVSL (1991-1993)
WQNF (1993-1995)
WXNU (1995-1997)
WHTE (1997)
WRVI (1997-2010)
WAYI (2010-2011)
WSYI (2011-2013)
Owner WAY-FM Network
(WAY Media, Inc.)
Webcast Listen Live
Website shine1059.com

WAYK (105.9 FM) is an American contemporary Christian music station in the Louisville, Kentucky, metropolitan area. It is a WAY-FM Network owned-and-operated station.

105.9 FM was initially a construction permit with the call letters WVSL in 1991. On September 1, 1993, it officially signed on with an active rock format as "QMF Too," in reference to then-sister station WQMF (105.9 changed to the WQNF call letters).[1] In July 1995, the station shifted to modern rock, rebranded as "Q105.9", and changed call letters to WXNU.[2] In 1997, it flipped to Modern AC as "Hits 105.9." This was short lived; later that year, WRVI and its Rock AC format moved from 94.7 FM to 105.9. The format would later shift to all-80s hits.

Prior to 2008, the station was "105.9 The River" owned by Salem Communications.

On May 2, 2011, the then-WSYI rebranded as "Shine 105.9". The station changed its call sign to the current WAYK on December 19, 2013.


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Coordinates: 38°10′26″N 85°54′50″W / 38.174°N 85.914°W / 38.174; -85.914