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WBAV
Image:V1019logo.jpg
Broadcast area Gastonia/Charlotte, North Carolina
Branding "V101.9"
Slogan The Best Variety of Hits and Oldies
First air date 1993
Frequency 101.9 (MHz)
Format Urban Adult Contemporary
ERP 99,000 watts
Callsign meaning The V from WBAV is used in branding: V101.9
Owner CBS Radio
Sister stations WBAV, WFNA/WFNZ, WKQC, WNKS, WPEG, WSOC-FM
Website http://www.v1019.com/

WBAV (V101.9) is an Urban Adult Contemporary radio station serving the Charlotte, NC market broadcasting at 101.9FM. The station was launched in 1993. Syndicated programs include Steve Harvey in mornings, and Michael Baisden in afternoons. Tom Joyner used to be in mornings until Radio One acquired his show, and is now broadcast on WQNC-FM 92.7 (Q92). WBAV can be heard throughout the Piedmont and Foothills, including the Greenville-Spartanburg, SC market. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This articles section called Trivia does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Nickname: The Queen City, Hornets Nest, The QC Location in Mecklenburg County in the state of North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Government  - Mayor Pat McCrory, (R) Area  - City  280. ... Look up slogan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... FreQuency is a music video game developed by Harmonix and published by SCEI. It was released in November 2001. ... MegaHertz (MHz) is the name given to one million (106) Hertz, a measure of frequency. ... A radio format or programming format describes the overall content broadcast on a radio station. ... Urban Adult Contemporary is the name for a format of radio music, similar to an urban contemporary format. ... In radio telecommunications, effective radiated power or ERP is determined by subtracting system losses from system gains. ... The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit of power, equal to one joule per second. ... Call sign can refer to different types of call signs: Airline call sign Aviator call sign Cosmonaut call sign Radio and television call signs Tactical call sign, also known as a tactical designator See also: International Callsign Allocations, Maritime Mobile Service Identity This is a disambiguation page — a navigational... CBS Radio Inc. ... WFNZ-AM is a sports talk station in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... It has been suggested that WSSS-FM be merged into this article or section. ... WNKS, known on the air as 95. ... WPEG is located in the Charlotte, North Carolina area and broadcasts at 97. ... WSOC-FM 103. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ... Urban Adult Contemporary is the name for a format of radio music, similar to an urban contemporary format. ... For other places or people named Charlotte, see American metropolises, Charlotte, North Carolina is the countrys second biggest banking center. ... For the AIDS activist also named Steve Harvey, see Lenford Harvey. ... Michael Baisden, (b. ... Tom Joyner (born November 23, 1949) is an African American radio host. ... Radio One, Inc NASDAQ: ROIA is an African-American owned U.S. company which owns and operates 69 radio stations in 22 American cities, and programs a channel on XM Satellite Radio. ...


On Sundays, its mid-day programming consists of the Smooth Jazz Sunday Brunch, featuring performers such as Grover Washington, Jr. and David Sanborn. This musical style has long been popular in Charlotte, as it was the dominant music genre for NPR affiliate WFAE prior to its switch to a mostly news-talk format on July 1, 1996 and in the mid-1990's for upstart FM station WCCJ (which is now urban contemporary WQNC). Grover Washington, Jr. ... David Sanborn in concert in San Francisco. ... NPR logo For other meanings of NPR see NPR (disambiguation) National Public Radio (NPR) is a private, not-for-profit corporation that sells programming to member radio stations; together they are a loosely organized public radio network in the United States. ... WFAE is the flagship National Public Radio station in Charlotte, North Carolina broadcasting at 100,000 watts on 90. ... WQNC-FM Q92. ...


WBAV competes with sister station, longtime heritage Urban station WPEG (Power 98) and its current Urban AC rival, WQNC. WPEG is located in the Charlotte, North Carolina area and broadcasts at 97. ...


History

In 1983, when WZXI was still located in Gastonia, North Carolina, the station was one of three soft adult contemporary stations in the Charlotte market. Protests over the recent change by WEZC led WZXI to change to beautiful music. This articles section called Trivia does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... Charlotte (also known as candle stick) is a figure skating grace move - one of the spirals, where the skater is bended and glides on its one leg with the other one lifted to the air. ... Beautiful music (sometimes abbreviated as BM / EZ) is a mostly-instrumental music format that was prominent in American radio from the 1960s through the 1980s. ...


In the mid-80s WZXI became WLIT and later switched to satellite-delivered MOR. Mor or MOR may refer to: In nobility: Capitão-Mor, the hereditary title and office given by the Portuguese Crown to nobleman granted the rule of Capitanias Úgaine Mor, legendary High King of Ireland of the 7th century BC Mor, a clan of Jats In music: M.O.R...


In the late 80s WLIT became WCKZ "Kiss 102", a churban station similar in style to what is known today as Rhythmic CHR. The current name and format were adopted in 1994. Rhythmic Contemporary, also known as Rhythmic Top 40, Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio and Rhythmic Crossover, is a music radio format that includes of a mix of dance, and upbeat rhythmic pop, hip-hop, and R&B hits. ...


External links

FM radio stations in the Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill market (Arbitron #33)

By frequency: 88.9 | 89.9 | 90.3 | 90.7 | 91.7 | 91.9 | 92.7 | 93.5 | 93.7 | 94.1 | 94.3 | 95.1 | 95.7 | 96.1 | 96.9 | 97.9 | 99.3 | 99.7 | 100.9 | 101.9 | 102.9 | 103.7 | 104.7 | 105.3 | 106.1 | 106.5 | 107.1 | 107.9 FM broadcasting is a broadcast technology invented by Edwin Howard Armstrong that uses frequency modulation (FM) to provide high-fidelity sound over broadcast radio. ... Nickname: The Queen City, Hornets Nest, The QC Location in Mecklenburg County in the state of North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Government  - Mayor Pat McCrory, (R) Area  - City  280. ... This articles section called Trivia does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Rock Hill is the largest city in York County, South Carolina and a satellite city of Charlotte, North Carolina. ... FreQuency is a music video game developed by Harmonix and published by SCEI. It was released in November 2001. ... WNSC-TV, Channel 30, is the SCETV and PBS affiliate out of Rock Hill, SC serving the Charlotte, NC region. ... WDAV Classical 89. ... WRBK-FM is an non-commercial oldies station located in Chester, SC FM radio stations in the Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill market (Arbitron #33) By frequency: 88. ... WFAE is the flagship National Public Radio station in Charlotte, North Carolina broadcasting at 100,000 watts on 90. ... WSGE operates at 91. ... WRCM-FM is New Life 91. ... WQNC-FM Q92. ... WGFY is a Radio Disney station serving the Charlotte, North Carolina market. ... WYLI (LP) is a radio station in Lake Wylie, South Carolina owned by Lake Wylie Community Radio Project. ... Majic 94. ... WRHI is a news/talk radio station in Rock Hill, South Carolina. ... WNKS, known on the air as 95. ... WXRC was the Howard Stern outlet in Charlotte in 1998-1999. ... WIBT (96. ... WKKT is a country music station in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... WPEG is located in the Charlotte, North Carolina area and broadcasts at 97. ... WBT (known on air as News Talk 1110) is a 50,000 watt clear-channel radio station in Charlotte, North Carolina, broadcasting at 1110 kHz. ... WRFX is a classic rock music station in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... WPZS at 100. ... WLYT-FM is Lite 102. ... WSOC-FM 103. ... It has been suggested that WSSS-FM be merged into this article or section. ... 105. ... WNMX in a radio station that serves the Charlotte market. ... WEND-FM (106. ... WWTC (1280 AM, The Patriot) is a long-standing, yet often troubled and unlistened-to radio station serving the Twin Cities region. ... WLNK-FM is 107. ...


By callsign: W232AX | WAGI | WBAV | WBT-FM | WDAV | WEND | WFAE | WIBT | WKKT | WLYT | WKQC | WLNK | WNSC | WNKS | WNMX | WPEG | WPZS | WQNC | WRBK-FM | WRCM | WRFX | WRHM-FM | WSGE | WSOC-FM | WTHZ | WXRC | WYFQ | WYLI-LP In broadcasting and radio communication, a callsign or call sign (also call letters) is a unique designation for a transmitting station. ... WRHI is a news/talk radio station in Rock Hill, South Carolina. ... 105. ... WBT (known on air as News Talk 1110) is a 50,000 watt clear-channel radio station in Charlotte, North Carolina, broadcasting at 1110 kHz. ... WDAV Classical 89. ... WEND-FM (106. ... WFAE is the flagship National Public Radio station in Charlotte, North Carolina broadcasting at 100,000 watts on 90. ... WIBT (96. ... WKKT is a country music station in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... WLYT-FM is Lite 102. ... It has been suggested that WSSS-FM be merged into this article or section. ... WLNK-FM is 107. ... WNSC-TV, Channel 30, is the SCETV and PBS affiliate out of Rock Hill, SC serving the Charlotte, NC region. ... WNKS, known on the air as 95. ... WNMX in a radio station that serves the Charlotte market. ... WPEG is located in the Charlotte, North Carolina area and broadcasts at 97. ... WPZS at 100. ... WQNC-FM Q92. ... WRBK-FM is an non-commercial oldies station located in Chester, SC FM radio stations in the Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill market (Arbitron #33) By frequency: 88. ... WRCM-FM is New Life 91. ... WRFX is a classic rock music station in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... WRHM-FM 107. ... WSGE operates at 91. ... WSOC-FM 103. ... Majic 94. ... WXRC was the Howard Stern outlet in Charlotte in 1998-1999. ... WGFY is a Radio Disney station serving the Charlotte, North Carolina market. ... WYLI (LP) is a radio station in Lake Wylie, South Carolina owned by Lake Wylie Community Radio Project. ...


See also: Charlotte (FM) (AM)

North Carolina Radio Markets

Asheville | Charlotte-Gastonia (FM) (AM) | Elizabeth City-Nags Head | Fayetteville | Greensboro-Winston Salem-High Point (FM) (AM) | Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville (FM) (AM) | Raleigh-Durham (FM) (AM) | Rocky Mount-Wilson | Wilmington

See also: List of radio stations in North Carolina and List of United States radio markets
South Carolina Radio Markets

Charleston (FM) (AM) | Columbia | Florence | Greenville-Spartanburg (FM) (AM) | Hilton Head | Myrtle Beach | Rock Hill (FM) (AM) This is a List of radio stations in North Carolina: 88. ... This is a list of radio Markets in the United States ranked by Arbitron . ...

See also: List of radio stations in South Carolina and List of United States radio markets

 
 

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