WWKA

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WWKA
WWKA logo.png
City of license Orlando, Florida
Broadcast area Central Florida
Slogan K92-3
Frequency 92.3 MHz (also on HD Radio)
First air date April 24, 1952 (as WDBO-FM)
Format Country
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 454 meters
Class C
Facility ID 48716
Former callsigns WDBO-FM (1952-1983)
Owner Cox Communications
Sister stations WCFB, WDBO, WDBO-FM, WMMO, WPYO
part of Cox cluster with TV station WFTV
Webcast Listen Live
Website k92fm.com

WWKA (92.3 FM) is the callsign of K92-3, a Country radio station in Orlando, Florida. The station is owned by Cox Radio, and has had a country format since 1982. Previous owners include The Outlet Company and New City Communications. Its studios are located in Orlando and the transmitter tower is in Bithlo.

Former logo used until 1997

The station was originally WDBO-FM, affiliated with WDBO AM 580 and CBS-affiliated WDBO-TV channel 6, at the time owned by The Outlet Company. In 1983, WDBO-FM and WDBO-AM were sold to Katz Broadcasting when Outlet decided to leave radio. WDBO-AM gradually moved to talk radio over the remainder of the 1980s, while WDBO-FM changed its call letters and re-formatted from middle-of-the-road to country music, becoming K92FM. There was some initial resistance to the shift; three broadcasters locked themselves in the studio on December 21, 1982, in protest. The situation was resolved peacefully within a few hours.[1]

Former logo used from 1997 through December 2011

WWKA is now owned by Cox Enterprises, the company that owns channel 6's competitor, ABC-affiliated WFTV channel 39, (virtual channel 9). The WDBO-FM calls returned to the radio in August 2011 when WDBO-AM moved to FM on the 96.5 MHz frequency, supplanting what was WHTQ, a rock station. In 2012, WWKA tweaked its branding, dropping the FM off its brand name.

WWKA also broadcasts in HD Radio.

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Coordinates: 28°34′08″N 81°03′14″W / 28.569°N 81.054°W / 28.569; -81.054