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City Charlottesville, Virginia[1]
Broadcast area City of Charlottesville
Albemarle County, Virginia
Fluvanna County, Virginia[2]
Frequency 92.7 FM
Branding "92-7 C-Ville Country"
Format Country[3]
Owner Saga Communications, Inc.[2]
(Tidewater Communications, LLC)
Sister stations WCNR, WINA, WQMZ, WVAX, WWWV
First air date June 22, 1979[4]
Former call signs WUVA-FM (1979-2017)
Call sign meaning W CharlottesViLle
Technical information
Facility ID 74161
Class B1
Power 610 watts
Height above average terrain 311 meters[1]
Transmitter coordinates 37°59′6.50″N 78°28′47.00″W / 37.985139°N 78.47972°W / 37.985139; -78.47972[1]
Webcast WCVL-FM Webstream
Website WCVL-FM Online

WCVL-FM is a Country-formatted broadcast radio station.[3] The station is licensed to Charlottesville, Virginia, serving communities in Albemarle and Fluvanna counties.[1] WCVL-FM is owned by Saga Communications, Inc. and operated under their Tidewater Communications, LLC licensee, doing business as Charlottesville Radio Group.[1]


WCVL-FM launched as WUVA-FM, on June 22, 1979, as an Urban Contemporary-formatted station branded as "Kiss FM". WUVA-FM was licensed to the University of Virginia.[4][5] WUVA-FM was sold to Saga Communications, locally known as Charlottesville Radio Group, in 2017 for $1.65 million. [6]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Web. WCVL-FM Facility Record, Federal Communications Commission, audio division, retrieved August 6, 2023.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Web. FCCdata.org - powered by REC - WCVL-FM, REC Networks, retrieved August 6, 2023.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Web. Arbitron Station Information Profiles, Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings, retrieved August, 2023.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Book. PDF. Broadcasting Yearbook 2010, ProQuest, LLC/Reed Publishing (Nederland), B.V., retrieved August 6, 2023.
  5. Web. University of Virginia Flips WUVA To Nash Icon, Lance Venta, Radio Insight, September 18, 2015, retrieved November 8, 2016.
  6. Web. WUVA sells FM station to Saga Communications for $1.65 million, Meghann Tonner, News Article, Cavalier Daily, January 19, 2017, retrieved July 3, 2017.

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