Hot 97.1 KTHT Becomes Country Legends Houston | January 2, 2003 | 4 Comments Previous Format: Urban “Hot 97.1” New Format: Classic Country “Country Legends 97.1” Date & Time Of Change: January 2, 2003 at 12:00pm More Info: Wikipedia http://formatchange.com/audio/500.mp3 Related Posts 106.9 KKHT becomes 80’s “The Point” KHPT 7 Comments | Sep 28, 2000 106.9 KHPT Begins Simulcasting 107.5 KGLK 4 Comments | Jun 20, 2011 KRWP Becomes Rock 97.5 KIOL No Comments | Jan 27, 2004 98.5 KHYS/103.3 KJOJ become “Kiss 98.5 & Kiss Again 103.3” No Comments | Feb 24, 1997 4 Comments John November 16, 2011 Reply This flip actually happened at noon on that day. Big J December 28, 2012 Reply Do you know why they flipped it? I heard it was because of a prank that went wrong? John August 28, 2013 Reply Oh it was no joke they flipped it to grab the misplaced listeners and fill the format hole left after KIKK flipped to Smooth Jazz. Jim Hanold July 16, 2014 Reply As a former resident of Houston-and frequent radio listener (1978-1989)-I remember there being many format changes. To quote Lauren Valle-“The only thing that is constant in radio is change.” Jim Hanold Newton, Iowa Add a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name:* Email Address:* Website: Comment:* Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.