WVIN-FM

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WVIN-FM
WVIN logo.png
CityBath, New York
Broadcast areaElmira-Corning area
SloganV 98.3
Frequency98.3 MHz
FormatAdult Contemporary
ERP4,500 watts
HAAT112.0 meters
ClassA
Facility ID52121
Transmitter coordinates42°19′06″N 77°21′27″W / 42.31833°N 77.35750°W / 42.31833; -77.35750
Former call signsWEKT (1971-1975)
AffiliationsABC Radio , Westwood One
OwnerGordon Ichikawa
(Tower Broadcasting, LLC)
Websitewvinbath.com

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.[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 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]

Past DJ's[edit]

  • William Bilancio
  • John Snyder
  • John Lyke

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WVIN-FM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ "Broadcasting '72 Yearbook" (PDF).
  3. ^ "Broadcasting Yearbook 1975" (PDF).
  4. ^ "Broadcasting Magazine, June 24, 1974" (PDF).
  5. ^ "Broadcasting Yearbook 1976" (PDF).
  6. ^ "Broadcasting Magazine, March 24, 1975" (PDF).
  7. ^ "Broadcasting Yearbook 1987" (PDF).

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