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WKNT?

Post by EZ103.3FM » Wed Jan 28, 2015 7:50 am

On WVAH-TV there are promos that run for syndicated shows that the stations airs, such as Two and a Half Men, Big Bang Theory, etc. After some video from the show being promoted runs, there's a slide with the show name & the time that airs, but the slide also contains WKNT.

I can't find a station of any type with those call letters. They may have belonged to the student station at Kent State University.

Why would they be on a slide for WVAH? Anyone know?
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Re: WKNT?

Post by RadioCriminal » Wed Jan 28, 2015 9:48 am

EZ103.3FM wrote:I can't find a station of any type with those call letters.
WKNT is now WJMP, a 1 kw AM station licensed to Kent, Ohio and owned by Media-Com, Inc. It's been a dog since day one being a daytimer with a directional array. The signal is marginal and spotty in nearby Akron.

Sorry, no ideas about the rest of the mystery.
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Post by Shanen Wright » Wed Jan 28, 2015 10:05 am

I saw the same thing and wondered myself. Then it dawned on me that I think that's their abbreviation for "Weeknight."

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Re: WKNT?

Post by Mr. Jones » Wed Jan 28, 2015 10:50 am

Shanen Wright wrote:I saw the same thing and wondered myself. Then it dawned on me that I think that's their abbreviation for "Weeknight."
What he said.

That's the Fox attitude & branding for you.

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Re: WKNT?

Post by EZ103.3FM » Thu Jan 29, 2015 7:19 pm

Mr. Jones wrote:
Shanen Wright wrote:I saw the same thing and wondered myself. Then it dawned on me that I think that's their abbreviation for "Weeknight."
What he said.

That's the Fox attitude & branding for you.
Wow. I didn't have a clue (making motion of hand passing about 6 inches over my head).

I just don't think it's intuitive to think - Oh yeah, they just removed the vowels....and the silent g & h.
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Post by Tom Taggart » Thu Jan 29, 2015 8:15 pm

WKNT-LP KINGSTON, TN

Licensee: CORPORATION FOR RADIO EDUCATION INC
Service Designation: FL Low Power FM (LPFM) station or application

Channel/Class: 282L1 Frequency: 104.3 MHz

(Just in case you wondered....)

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Post by Greg Goodfellow » Sat Jan 31, 2015 10:10 am

We chose WRSG to honor RUTH STEALEY GREEN, a former teacher that somehow amassed a small fortune which was converted into a foundation upon her passing. That became seed money for our station. Folks wondered why we didn't get calls like "WKNT" or "WKGT" or any available combo that would reflect "Knights" or "Silver Knights," Tyler Consolidated's nickname.
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