WLUE
Simulcasting WLOU Louisville
Broadcast areaLouisville, Kentucky
Shelbyville, Kentucky
Frequency1600 kHz
Branding94.1 & 104.7 WLOU
Programming
FormatUrban oldies
Ownership
OwnerNew Albany Broadcasting Co., Inc.
WLOU, WLRS, WLRT
History
First air date
1957
Former call signs
WKXF (1986–1990, 1991-2002)
WXLN (1990–1991)
WTSZ (2002–2012)
WLUE (2012–2013, 2016-2017)
WLRS (2013–2016)
WKYI (2017-2018)
WBKI (2018)
WKYI (2018-2022)
Call sign meaning
W LoUisvillE (broadcast area, also similar to sister station WLOU)
Technical information
Facility ID64024
ClassD
Power320 watts day
Transmitter coordinates
38°21′9.00″N 85°11′9.00″W / 38.3525000°N 85.1858333°W / 38.3525000; -85.1858333Coordinates: 38°21′9.00″N 85°11′9.00″W / 38.3525000°N 85.1858333°W / 38.3525000; -85.1858333
Translator(s)94.1 W231DB (La Grange)
Links
WebcastListen live
Websitewww.wlouonline.com

WLUE (1600 AM, "94.1 & 104.7 WLOU") is a radio station broadcasting an urban oldies format. Licensed to Eminence, Kentucky, United States, the station serves the Louisville, Kentucky, area. The station is currently owned by New Albany Broadcasting Co., Inc.[1]

History

The station was assigned the call letters WKXF on September 17, 1986. On August 1, 1990, the station changed its call sign to WXLN; then on June 14, 1991, to WKXF; again on January 4, 2002, to WTSZ; on January 20, 2012, to WLUE; on February 6, 2013, to WLRS; and on June 3, 2016, back to WLUE.[2]

On September 26, 2011, WTSZ changed their format to news/talk, branded as "NewsTalk 1570" (simulcasting WNDA 1570 AM New Albany, Indiana).

On May 25, 2015, WLRS changed their format to Spanish, branded as "La Poderosa".

The station changed its call sign to WKYI on December 15, 2017, to WBKI on January 19, 2018, and back to WKYI on February 8, 2018.[2]

On October 9, 2018 WKYI split from its simulcast with WLRS and switched to a southern rock and classic country format branded as "My 94.1".[3]

On August 15, 2022 WKYI changed their format from classic country/southern rock to a simulcast of urban oldies-formatted WLOU 1350 AM Louisville under new WLUE call letters.[4]

Previous logos

WKYI Previous Logo
WKYI Previous Logo

WKYI MY94.1-1600 logo.png

References

  1. ^ "WBKI Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ a b "WKYI Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ My 94.1 Launches With Southern Rock/Classic Country Near Louisville Radioinsight - October 9, 2018
  4. ^ WLOU Expands East of Louisville Radioinsight - August 15, 2022