WKYI
CityEminence, Kentucky
Broadcast areaLouisville, Kentucky
Shelbyville, Kentucky
Frequency1600 kHz
BrandingMy 94.1
SloganSouthern Rock & Country Legends
Programming
FormatSouthern rock/Classic country
Ownership
OwnerNew Albany Broadcasting Co., Inc.
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–January 2018)
WBKI (January-February 2018)
Call sign meaning
Warehoused calls formerly on channel 24 license;
W-KentuckY & Indiana
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
Websitemy941fm.com

WKYI (1600 AM, "My 94.1") is a radio station broadcasting a southern rock/classic country 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/classic country format branded as "My 94.1".[3]

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