WKCY
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CityHarrisonburg, Virginia
Broadcast areaHarrisonburg, Virginia
Rockingham County, Virginia
Frequency1300 AM kHz
BrandingNewsRadio WKCY
Programming
FormatNews/Talk[1]
AffiliationsFox News Radio
Premiere Networks
Ownership
OwneriHeartMedia, Inc.
(iHM Licenses, LLC)
WACL, WAZR, WKCI, WKCY-FM, WKDW, WSVO
History
First air date
May 11, 1967[2]
Technical information
Facility ID41815
ClassD
Power6,400 watts daytime
5 watts nighttime
Transmitter coordinates
38°27′50.0″N 78°48′25.0″W / 38.463889°N 78.806944°W / 38.463889; -78.806944
Links
WebcastWKCY-AM Webstream
WebsiteWKCY-AM Online

WKCY is a news/talk formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Harrisonburg, Virginia, serving Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, Virginia.[1] WKCY is owned and operated by iHeartMedia, Inc.[3]

History

WKCY signed on the air on May 11, 1967.[2] WKCY-AM-FM were acquired by the Mid-Atlantic Network in 1989.[4] Clear Channel Communications, based in San Antonio, Texas, acquired WKCY-AM-FM in 2001.[5]

Translator

In addition to the main station, WKCY is relayed by an FM translator to widen its broadcast area.[6][7]

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license Facility
ID
ERP
(W)
Height
(m (ft))
Class FCC info
W300CN 107.9 FM Harrisonburg, Virginia 148178 250 watts 472.1 m (1,549 ft) D FCC LMS

References

  1. ^ a b "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved August 29, 2015.
  2. ^ a b Broadcasting Yearbook 2010 (PDF). ProQuest, LLC/Reed Publishing (Nederland), B.V. 2010. p. D-565. Retrieved August 29, 2015.
  3. ^ "WKCY Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 29, 2015.
  4. ^ Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 1999 page D-484
  5. ^ Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 2010 page D-565
  6. ^ "W300CN Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved May 27, 2016.
  7. ^ "NewsRadio WKCY Now Available On FM!". iHeartCommunications, Inc. Retrieved May 27, 2016.