WVIN-FM

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WVIN-FM
WVIN logo.png
City Bath, New York
Broadcast area Elmira-Corning area
Slogan V 98.3
Frequency 98.3 MHz
Format Adult Contemporary
ERP 4,500 watts
HAAT 112.0 meters
Class A
Facility ID 52121
Transmitter coordinates 42°19′6.00″N 77°21′27.00″W / 42.3183333°N 77.3575000°W / 42.3183333; -77.3575000
Former callsigns WEKT (1971-1975)
Affiliations ABC Radio , Westwood One
Owner Gordon Ichikawa
(Tower Broadcasting, LLC)
Website wvinbath.com

WVIN-FM (98.3 FM) is a radio station broadcasting an Adult Contemporary format. Licensed to Bath, New York, USA, the station serves the Elmira-Corning area. The station is currently owned by Gordon Ichikawa, through licensee Tower Broadcasting, LLC, and features programing from ABC Radio and Westwood One.[1]

The station first signed on the air on October 10, 1971 as WEKT-FM with a power of 1.7 kW and was licensed to Hammondsport, New York.[2] The station was owned by Taylor Aviation with offices on Bully Hill in Hammondsport.

In October 1974, the station was sold to Genkar, Inc., which also purchased WGHT-AM in Bath, New York from Taylor Aviation.[3][4] The studios of the two stations were consolidated in Bath, New York and the station began simulcasting with the call letters WVIN-FM & AM in 1975.[5][6] By 1987, the license city for WVIN-FM had been changed to Bath, New York.[7]

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