|Broadcast area||Starke and Pulaski Counties, North Central Indiana, South Bend market|
|Frequency||FM: 99.3 MHz|
AM: 1520 kHz
|Branding||FM: K99.3 WKVI-FM|
AM: All News AM 1520 WKVI
|Format||FM: Modern adult contemporary|
AM: All news
|Owner||Kankakee Valley Broadcasting Company, Inc.|
First air date
|July 21, 1969|
Call sign meaning
|Facility ID||FM: 33328|
|Power||AM: 1,800 watts daytime|
350 watts critical hours
|ERP||FM: 3,300 watts|
|HAAT||FM: 84 meters (276 ft)|
WKVI-FM (99.3 FM) and WKVI (1520 AM) are radio stations licensed to Knox, Indiana and are owned by Kankakee Valley Broadcasting Company, Incorporated.
K99.3 WKVI-FM plays a modern adult contemporary format featuring hourly local news, AG news, Fox News, Accuweather, entertainment news from ET Radio Minute and High School sports.
All News AM 1520 WKVI plays local news, ABC News, AP News, state news from Network Indiana and Accuweather. The station(s) serve the Kankakee Valley area of North Central Indiana on the southern fringe of the South Bend market. The company also operates an active website and Facebook page.
During 2014, KVB Co., Inc. built a Class A FM station, with a full-time power of 6,000 watts, licensed to Culver, IN under a Construction Permit (CP) issued by the FCC. The station is known as MAX 98.3 FM WYMR and is currently on-the-air.
WKVI first went live on July 21, 1969. Harold Welter, previously working at a radio station in Laporte, IN, was manager and reported the on-air news. Ted Hayes, hired by Mr. Welter in June of '69, played the music.
The original WKVI team also included:
In early November 2014, WKVI-FM received the Spectrum Award as Station of the Year (Market 3) from the Indiana Broadcasters Association.