|City||Bath, New York|
|Broadcast area||Elmira-Corning area|
|Former call signs||WEKT (1971-1975)|
|Affiliations||ABC Radio , Westwood One|
|Owner||Gordon Ichikawa |
(Tower Broadcasting, LLC)
WVIN-FM (98.3 FM) is a radio station broadcasting an Adult Contemporary format. Licensed to Bath, New York, United States, the station serves the Elmira-Corning area. The station is owned by Gordon Ichikawa, through licensee Tower Broadcasting, LLC, and features programming from ABC Radio and Westwood One.
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. 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 in Bath, New York from Taylor Aviation. 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. By 1987, the license city for WVIN-FM had been changed to Bath, New York.
- William Bilancio
- John Snyder
- John Lyke
- "WVIN-FM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
- "Broadcasting '72 Yearbook" (PDF).
- "Broadcasting Yearbook 1975" (PDF).
- "Broadcasting Magazine, June 24, 1974" (PDF).
- "Broadcasting Yearbook 1976" (PDF).
- "Broadcasting Magazine, March 24, 1975" (PDF).
- "Broadcasting Yearbook 1987" (PDF).
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WVIN
- Radio-Locator information on WVIN
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WVIN
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