103.5 Kiss-FM

KSAS Moves From 103.3 To 103.5

Previous Format: CHR “103.3 Kiss-FM” KSAS-FM New Format: CHR “103.5 Kiss-FM” KSAS-FM Date & Time Of Change: October 31, 2013 at 5:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Note: This aircheck was recorded online which is why there is no gap as the station changed frequencies. http://formatchange.com/audio/700.mp3

“103.5 The Beat” flips from Rhythmic Oldies to CHR “Kiss-FM”

Upon completion of the Clear Channel/AMFM merger, many expected Clear Channel to launch a CHR/Pop outlet right away. After all, Chicago was one of the few markets remaining that lacked a full-signaled Top 40 outlet. Plus, in the early 90’s, Clear Channel C.E.O. Randy Michaels was involved with WYTZ 94.7 FM (“Z-95”, later “Hell 94-7”, and after that, “Hot 94-7”) — a station which was designed to dethrone CBS-owned CHR/Rhythmic outlet WBBM 96.3 FM “B-96”. But Michaels’ first attempt was a failure, and so it seemed logical to believe that he was ready to compete with B-96 again. As months began to pass, with no format changes, rumors began heating up and they centered around either AC WLIT 93.9 FM or Rhythmic Oldies WUBT 103.5 ...