WLHK, "Hank FM" is an FM radio station owned by Emmis Communications in Indianapolis, Indiana. The station operates on the FM radio frequency of 97.1 mHz, FM channel 246. The studios are located on Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis. The transmitters, according to the FCC, are located in the 7000 block of East Southport Road on the southeast side of Indianapolis. The station is officially licensed in Shelbyville, Indiana. A radio station is a sound broadcasting service. ... City nickname: Circle City, Indy, Naptown Location Location in the state of Indiana Government County Marion Mayor Bart Peterson Physical characteristics Area Land Water 953. ... FM radio is a broadcast technology invented by Edwin Howard Armstrong that uses frequency modulation to provide high-fidelity broadcast radio sound. ...
WLHK began operation as WSVL-FM in Shelbyville. Jeff Smulyan (along with two business partners) purchased WSVL-FM in 1979 as the first radio station owned by Emmis Commucications. The call letters were changed to WENS on July 4, 1981. WENS was a lite rock/adult contemporary station before the change over to Hank FM. Jeff Smulyans Emmis Communications launched WENS at seven A.M. on July 4, 1981. ...
Station Broadcasting Information
The station broadcasts using 23 kW of both vertical and horizontal power. More information can be found at the WLHK FM query on the FCC website.
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