WWKY

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For the Sebree, Kentucky radio station that held the call sign WWKY at 97.7 FM from 2004 to 2017, see WREF (FM).
WWKY
City Providence, Kentucky
Branding 104.9 Nash Icon
Frequency 104.9 MHz
First air date March 22, 1979 (as WPKY-FM)
Format Country
ERP 5,300 watts
HAAT 98 meters
Class A
Facility ID 15527
Transmitter coordinates 37°24′52.00″N 87°34′23.00″W / 37.4144444°N 87.5730556°W / 37.4144444; -87.5730556
Former callsigns WPKY-FM (1979-1994)
WAVJ (1994-2017)
Owner Caldwell County C.B.C., Inc.
Sister stations WPKY

WWKY (104.9 FM) is a radio station licensed to Providence, Kentucky, United States. The station is currently owned by Caldwell County C.B.C., Inc.[1]

History[edit]

The station went on the air as WPKY-FM on March 22, 1979. On January 15, 1994, the station changed its call sign to WAVJ; and on April 13, 2017 to the current WWKY.[2]

The station broadcasts and streams Caldwell County High School Sports. Studios are in downtown Princeton at 108 West Main Street. Sports remain a primary concern for the station, although other possible topics have been making themselves known as of late. The station also broadcasts University of Kentucky Football and Basketball, as well as Tennessee Titans Football.

The station has been recognized on the local, state and national level for its efforts in the area of community service.

On April 1, 2013, WAVJ changed their format from adult contemporary to classic hits, branded as "104.9 The Wave".

On July 31, 2015, WAVJ went silent (off the air).[3]

On August 1, 2015, WAVJ returned to the air with a simulcast of country-formatted WWKY 97.7 FM Providence, KY.

On July 20, 2016, WAVJ went silent. (Info taken from stationintel.com)

On April 2, 2017, WAVJ returned to the air with a country format, branded as "104.9 Nash Icon". (info taken from stationintel.com)

On April 13, 2017, WAVJ changed callsigns to WWKY. (info taken from stationintel.com)

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