|City||Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands|
|Slogan||Radio We Can See|
|First air date||1991|
|Format||Adult contemporary, talk radio|
|HAAT||439 meters (2315 feet)|
|Callsign meaning||Virgin Islands Radio Entertainment|
|Former callsigns||WVNX (1991–1998)
(Virgin Islands Radio Entertainment Detroit, LLC)
While Caribbean Broadcasting Network is a company whose television stations are affiliates of commercial networks, WVGN was operated under a separate arm, Caribbean Community Broadcasting, and solicited and accepted donations from listeners, as would most other NPR members.
Caribbean Broadcasting Network reached a deal to sell WVGN to R.J. Watkins, owner of WHPR-FM and operator of W33BY-D in Detroit, on August 7, 2014; the sale was completed on February 17, 2015, accompanied by a call sign change to WVIE. WVGN's NPR programming continued through March 15, 2015; Watkins replaced this programming with contemporary music and talk shows.
Since November 7, 2015, WVIE's signal was simulcast on W33BY's 3rd subchannel. Until then, it had been a SD simulcast of 33.1, 33.2 and 33.4, however, are still simulcasting W33BY-DT1 in SD.
- "Application Search Details". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database.
- BIA Financial Networks (2002-03-11). "Changing Hands". Broadcasting & Cable. Retrieved 2007-12-25.
- "APPLICATION FOR CONSENT TO ASSIGNMENT OF BROADCAST STATION CONSTRUCTION PERMIT OR LICENSE". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. August 7, 2014. Retrieved March 15, 2015.
- "Consummation Notice". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. February 17, 2015. Retrieved March 15, 2015.
- "Call Sign History". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved March 15, 2015.
- "Contemporary format to replace NPR programs as 107.3 is sold". Virgin Islands Daily News. March 14, 2015. Retrieved March 15, 2015.
- WVIE official website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WVIE
- Radio-Locator information on WVIE
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WVIE
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