Month: May 2002

Quick 96 Becomes Superhits 95.7 KJR-FM

Previous Format: Stunting New Format: Classic Hits Date & Time Of Change: May 31, 2002 at 5:00pm More Info: Wikipedia Related Changes: 95.7 The Beat Begins Stunting As “Quick 96” http://formatchange.com/audio/131.mp3

KBTB 95.7 The Beat Begins Stunting As “Quick 96”

Previous Format: Rhythmic Oldies New Format: Stunting Date & Time Of Change: May 29, 2002 at 6:00pm More Info: Wikipedia Related Changes: Quick 96 Becomes 95.7 KJR-FM http://formatchange.com/audio/94.mp3

WZRA Becomes WSKO-FM

Previous Format: 80s Hits “Z100” WZRA New Format: Sports “99.7 The Score” WSKO-FM Date & Time Of Change: May 13, 2002 More Info: Wikipedia Aircheck Contributed by Jeff Lehmann http://formatchange.com/audio/117.mp3

KBBX moves from 1420 to 97.7

After the move of Rhythmic CHR KQCH from the rimshot 97.7 signal to 94.1, Journal Broadcasting would launch Nebraska’s first FM full time hispanic station on Monday May 10th as KBBX began simulcasting its programming which had been heard on 1420 AM. That frequency would later flip to an English Talk format as KHLP. http://formatchange.com/audio/68.mp3

KQCH moves from 97.7 to 94.1

WOW-AM & FM were one of the last pair of stations west of the Mississippi to retain not only call letters beginning with “W”, but also those which only contained 3 letters. When Journal Broadcast group acquired the pair of country stations they felt the baggage that came with Great Empire’s operation of WOW in recent years was heavier than the stacks of mail the station would no doubt receive. WOW-AM became KOMJ with an Adult Standards format. In October of 2000, (KSSO) 94 1 KISS Country was launched. The initial heavy promotion would soon be squelched by Clear Channel, who holds the trademark for the “Kiss” moniker and just happened to own the other country station in Omaha. Rather than fight it, Journal wanted to get on with the rebuilding of 94.1 FM. O...

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