AM Technical Profile: WKAC

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Transmitter Location:
[map] [street view] Behind the studios on Elkmont Road in Athens, just north of Airport Road.
Power (ERP):
Day: 5 kW
Critical hours: 2.5 kW
1 tower
Other Information:
0.5 mV/m Daytime Groundwave Service Contour from the FCC's Public Files
The WKAC calls stand for Ken A. Casey, owner.  He put the station on the air (as Limestone Broadcasting) in August of 1964 as a 1 kW daytimer, with studios and transmitter where they are today!  The original transmitter was an RCA BTA-1R1.  The station got a permit to raise power to 5 kW in 1968. 

The station was Top 40 until 1976, when it switched to country. That lasted until 1994. Presently has a 70's centered oldies format during the day, and in the 2000s picked up evening programming from 4 pm to 7 pm with Spanish Christian programming as "Radio Alabanzas".  That was gone by late 2011, and the station is once again straight-up oldies.