FM Technical Profile: WHVK
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- Station Name:
Atop Green Mountain, off Mountcrest Road SE.
- Power (ERP):
- 900 watts
- Antenna HAAT:
- 1,519 feet
- 60 dBu protected
map, from the FCC.
Text-K-LOVE - (artist/song) PTY-Adult Hits PS-WHVK-FM
- — Power is <0.5% analog (12 watts)
- HD-2: Religious
Religious (American Family Radio Talk)
// W229BL Huntsville, AL
RDS display image from an Insignia radio, showing the PS (call sign)
and Radio Text fields.
HD PAD data display image from an Insignia HD radio for the main
channel, incorrectly showing the information for the HD-2 feed
instead. August 2017.
HD PAD data display image from an Insignia HD radio for the second
channel, with generic text, from August 2017.
HD PAD data display image from an Insignia HD radio for the third
channel, from August 2017.
Facebook for the K-Love network
Facebook for the American Family Association
// KLVR Middletown, CA
- This station is
a new entrant into the Huntsville radio market for 2007, coming on
the air November 1st. It was reported that they
tested for about a day with Christmas music, but flipped to an urban
contemporary format the next day as "Hot 103-5", promising 10,000
songs in a row. This station was put on the air by Al Stroh of Stroh
Communications, displacing a 200 watt translator licensed to Madison
in the process.
February 2009 Stroh picked up a translator from Radio Assist
Ministry on 97.3. The translator, with 250 watts, is licensed
to Cullman but is physically located in or near Hartselle; will they
flip it from religious WAYH to their new WHWT?
January 2014 Stroh transferred the license to Educational Media
Foundation. As February began, the calls changed from WHWT to
WHVK (HuntsVille K-love) in preparation for a flip to EMF's K-Love
format. In late May 2014 the new owners filed to take the
station noncommercial. In May 2015, EMF announced that they would be
leasing the HD-2 of the station to the American Family Association
of Tupelo, Mississippi, for $350 a month. The station's HD
broadcasts appear to have come on (HD-1 only) in the month of April,
2016. It's unknown if or when the HD2/3 channels will
debut. In late May 2016 the station received a construction
permit to more than double power while also raising antenna
height. For this to happen, WLAY-FM in Muscle Shoals will be
moving to 100.1 MHz. The American Family Radio feed appears to
be active as of mid-July 2016, but on the HD-3, while the HD-2
launched as Air1 a few weeks later in early September. The
higher power facility went on the air in the late summer of 2016;
shortly after, the station received another permit to add another
hundred or so watts to the total power level, and that went on the
air in November 2016.