Month: March 1996

100.9 WKLI/100.3 WKBE become K100

Previous Format: AC New Format: Adult CHR Date & Time Of Change: March 18, 1996 at 3:00pm More Info: Wikipedia http://formatchange.com/audio/106.mp3

Z92.5 KZDG Becomes Classical KVOD

Previous Format: Country “Z92.5” KZDG New Format: Classical KVOD Date & Time Of Change: March 13, 1996 More Info: Wikipedia Related Changes: 99.5 KVOD Becomes Classic Rock The Hawk http://formatchange.com/audio/200.mp3

99.5 KVOD Becomes Classic Rock The Hawk

Previous Format: Classical KVOD New Format: Classic Rock “99.5 The Hawk” KKHK Date & Time Of Change: March 13, 1996 More Info: Wikipedia Related Changes: Z92.5 KZDG Becomes Classical KVOD http://formatchange.com/audio/490.mp3

104.7 KZZP Returns After 5 Year Hiatus

KZZP. During the 80’s, those call letters were synonymous with what was great about Phoenix radio. KZZP was the market’s legendary CHR during that decade. However, in April 1991, like many CHRs across the country, KZZP was forced to make big changes due to declining ratings and the polarization of the CHR format; they flipped to Hot AC as KVRY. Almost 5 years later, with KVRY on its death bed, owner Nationwide Communications decided to bring back the KZZP calls. But the format, while positioned as a CHR (the slogan was “Your Hit Music Station”), was actually a Modern AC — one of the first Modern ACs in the country. At the time, the move made sense. KKFR (Power 92) was a broad Rhythmic CHR that played a lot of the songs that KZZP as a CHR would have played. Ins...

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