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WVIP 93.5FM logo.png
CityNew Rochelle, New York
Broadcast areaNew York City
SloganCaribbean Radio
Frequency93.5 MHz (HD Radio)
Translator(s)See § Translators
First air dateSeptember 13, 1948 (as WGNR-FM)[1]
ERP1,750 watts
HAAT132 meters (433 ft)
Facility ID28023
Transmitter coordinates40°57′45.00″N 73°50′32.00″W / 40.9625000°N 73.8422222°W / 40.9625000; -73.8422222 (WVIP)Coordinates: 40°57′45.00″N 73°50′32.00″W / 40.9625000°N 73.8422222°W / 40.9625000; -73.8422222 (WVIP)
Former callsignsWGNR-FM (1948–1953)
WNRC-FM (1953–1958)
WWES-FM (1958–1959)
WVOX-FM (1959–1977)
WRTN (1977-8/23/2006)
WVIP-FM (8/24/2006-9/6/2006)
WRTN (9/7/2006-10/31/2006)
AffiliationsJones Radio Network
OwnerHudson-Westchester Radio, Inc.
Sister stationsWVOX
WebcastListen Live
WebsiteFM/HD1: wvipfm.com
HD2: wvox.com

WVIP is a radio station licensed to New Rochelle, New York and serving the New York metropolitan area. WVIP features a Caribbean music format airing programming for the Afro-Caribbean community. Its studios are in New Rochelle, and its transmitter is located in Yonkers.

HD programming[edit]

On July 12, 2010, WVIP began broadcasting in HD.

The HD2 sub-channel broadcasts its sister AM station, WVOX.

The HD3 sub-channel airs a stream of the adult standards formatted, "America's Best Music".


Broadcast translators of WVIP
Call sign Frequency
City of license Facility
m (ft)
Class Transmitter coordinates FCC info
W252CS 98.3 Brooklyn, New York 155892 24 109 m (358 ft) D 40°41′57″N 73°59′31″W / 40.69917°N 73.99194°W / 40.69917; -73.99194 (W252CS) FCC
W268BY 101.5 Queens, New York 147810 38 71 m (233 ft) D 40°45′12.8″N 73°49′26.8″W / 40.753556°N 73.824111°W / 40.753556; -73.824111 (W268BY) FCC
W292DV 106.3 New York, New York 155888 99 271.2 m (890 ft) D 40°45′22″N 73°59′12″W / 40.75611°N 73.98667°W / 40.75611; -73.98667 (W292DV) FCC


  1. ^ Gross, Ben (September 6, 1948). "Looking & Listening". New York Daily News. p. 40. Retrieved November 20, 2019.

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