KVOL

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KVOL
KVOL 1330-97.7 logo.png
CityLafayette, Louisiana
Broadcast areaAcadiana
BrandingThe Rewind 1330, 97.7 and 104.1
Frequency1330 kHz
Translator(s)97.7 K249EY (Lafayette)
Repeater(s)KLCJ 104.1 FM (Oak Grove)
First air dateMay 18, 1935
FormatOldies
Power5,000 watts (day)
1,000 watts (night)
ClassB
Facility ID9415
Transmitter coordinates30°14′29″N 92°03′31″W / 30.24139°N 92.05861°W / 30.24139; -92.05861Coordinates: 30°14′29″N 92°03′31″W / 30.24139°N 92.05861°W / 30.24139; -92.05861
Callsign meaningK Voice Of Lafayette
OwnerCharles Chatelain
(Delta Media Corporation)
Sister stationsKLWB-FM, KSLO-FM, KSLO, KOGM, KFXZ-FM, KFXZ, KYMK, KLCJ
WebcastListen Live
Websitekvol1330.com

KVOL (1330 AM) is a radio station licensed to Lafayette, Louisiana, United States. It serves the Acadiana area; its programming is also simulcast on KLCJ (104.1 FM) in Oak Grove, which serves the Lake Charles area. KVOL was the first radio station in Lafayette when they signed on-air on May 18, 1935.[1] It is owned and operated by Delta Media Corporation. KVOL's studios are located on Evangeline Thruway in Carencro, and its transmitter is located in west Lafayette.

Programming[edit]

KVOL is an Oldies/Classic Hits formatted radio station known as "The Rewind." The Rewind focuses on "The Greatest Hits of All Time" from 1965–1985. Feature programming also includes "On The Turntable", a bi-weekly program that features a historic look at classic vinyl albums and played the in their entirety. The Rewind also airs Scott Shannon presents America's Greatest Hits each Sunday morning at 9am.

K249EY[edit]

During the FCC's AM Revitalization project in mid-2016, Delta Media purchased 99.9 W260CK in Slidell from Educational Media Foundation, intending to relocate it to Lafayette as a KVOL repeater at 97.7. The move was completed and the newly-rechristened K249EY signed on, relaying KVOL from its new location September 5, 2016.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Broadcasting & Cablecasting Yearbook 1984

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