WMKV (89.3 FM) is a radio station in Reading, Ohio, United States, a suburb of Cincinnati. It is the first FM educational public radio station to be licensed to a retirement community and also streams live via webcast. Operating from the campus of Maple Knoll Village, WMKV broadcasts talk programs, classic shows from the old-time radio era, and features musical standards and big band music. The station also carries the audio of WKRC-TV's morning and evening news. The station's transmitter has an effective radiated power of 410 watts.
|Broadcast area||Cincinnati, Ohio|
|Branding||Flagship Station of the Maple Knoll Village network.|
|Slogan||Old Time Radio is Back.|
|Repeater(s)||WLHS at 89.9 MHz in West Chester plus audiostream.|
|First air date||1995|
|Format||Big band/adult standards/nostalgia|
|HAAT||72 meters (236 ft)|
|Callsign meaning||Maple Knoll Village|
|Owner||Maple Knoll Communities|
Starting in July 2013, WMKV's programming has been also carried by Lakota Local School District's WLHS 89.9 FM. In addition to its streaming audio service, three WMKV programs are available as podcasts via iTunes: "WMKV World Front," "WMKV Computer Talk," and "The Big Broadcast."
In November 2004, WMKV was the subject of a front-page Los Angeles Times profile. The writer, P.J. Huffstutter, had discovered the station while reporting on the 2004 American presidential election from Ohio.
- Maple Knoll Village
- WMKV-FM adds simulcast on FM 89.9
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WMKV
- Radio-Locator information on WMKV
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WMKV