WUVA

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WUVA
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City Charlottesville, Virginia
Broadcast area Charlottesville, Virginia
Albemarle County, Virginia
Branding "92-7 Nash Icon"
Frequency 92.7 MHz
First air date June 22, 1979[1]
Format Classic-based Country[2]
Power 750 Watts
HAAT 274 Meters
Class A
Facility ID 74161
Transmitter coordinates 37°59′8.0″N 78°28′47.0″W / 37.985556°N 78.479722°W / 37.985556; -78.479722
Callsign meaning W University of VirginiA
Affiliations Nash Icon (Westwood One)
Owner WUVA, Inc.
Webcast WUVA Webstream
Website WUVA Online

WUVA (92.7 FM) is a Classic-based Country formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Charlottesville, Virginia, serving Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia. WUVA is owned and operated by WUVA, Inc.[3]

Ownership[edit]

WUVA is owned by WUVA, Inc., a corporation whose shareholders are University of Virginia students and alumni.[4] While WUVA, Inc. is a non-profit company, WUVA is a commercial station.[4]

History[edit]

WUVA launched on June 22, 1979 with an Urban Contemporary format, branded as "92.7 Kiss FM" On September 17, 2015, the radio station information website Radio-Insight reported that WUVA would be switching formats in the near future.[4] WUVA would drop its long-time, locally based Urban Contemporary format for Classic-based Country, utilizing the nationally-syndicated Nash Icon from Westwood One.[4] At noon the following day, WUVA became "Nash Icon 92.7".[4][5]

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