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WKWI
City of licenseKilmarnock, Virginia
Broadcast areaNorthern Neck
Middle Peninsula
Branding"101-7 Bay FM"
Frequency101.7 MHz
First air date1975
Format Adult Contemporary
Power2,200 Watts
HAAT122 Meters
ClassA
Facility ID7773
Transmitter Coordinates37°43′25.0″N 76°23′28.80″W / 37.723611°N 76.3913333°W / 37.723611; -76.3913333
Callsign meaningW Kilmarnock White Stone Irvington
Owner Two Rivers Communications, Inc.
Sister stationsWIGO

WKWI is an Adult Contemporary formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Kilmarnock, Virginia, serving the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula. WKWI is owned and operated by Two Rivers Communications, Inc.

History

WKWI first came on in 1975. Its first Program Director was Raymond "Chip" Cook, who was later with WHAP Hopewell, and WSSV Petersburg, along with Richmond stations WMXB, WKHK, WRVQ, and WRVA. Cook's was the first voice heard on the station. WKWI was also Cook's very first commercial radio job.

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