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WHKY TalkRadio for The Greater Hickory Metro
  • WHKY TalkRadio broadcast on both 1290 AM with 50,000 watts and on 102.3 FM to fully cover The Greater Hickory Metro area.
  • WHKY has the only local live morning talk show, “First Talk with Hal Row”.
  • WHKY has all the top rated national talk shows including Sean Hannity, Mike Gallagher, Clay Travis & Buck Sexton and Mark Levin.
  • WHKY has the only full time local news staff dedicated to providing extensive local news, weather & sports.
  • WHKY airs Fox News Radio, the North Carolina News Network, NASCAR races and FOX Sports Radio to fully reach and fill the needs of the local market.
  • Primary Audience:  Adults 35 – plus
WHKY Radio Broadcast Data:

WHKY Radio signed on June 10, 1940 and transmits on 1290 AM and 102.3 FM.

Format: News/Talk with emphasis on local news, sports and information.
Hours of Operation: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Power: AM  50,000 watts directional daytime,  1,000 watts directional nighttime.   FM  250 watts
Transmitter Coordinates:  AM:  Longitude North 35°43’35.0″N  , Latitude West 81°18’02.0″W   |    FM:  35° 39′ 28.50″ N Latitude 81° 24′ 23.30″ W Longitude (NAD 27)