Previous Format: Alternative “106.9 The City” KCTY New Format: 80s Hits “Retro 106.9” Date & Time Of Change: March 12, 2004 at 3:00pm More Info: Wikipedia Related Changes: KQKQ Relaunches As Q98Five Aircheck Contributed by NebraskaRadio.com http://formatchange.com/audio/204.mp3
Previous Format: CHR “Sweet 98” KQKQ New Format: Modern AC “Q98Five” Date & Time Of Change: March 12, 2004 at 3:00pm More Info: NebraskaRadio.com, Wikipedia Related Changes: KCTY Becomes Retro 106.9 Aircheck Contributed by NebraskaRadio.com http://formatchange.com/audio/203.mp3
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
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...
93 K-Rock was a relaunch of an old format on the same frequency. Suddenly Clear Channel, who was notorious for slapping C&D’s on people using the KISS moniker decided they would stop using the moniker “K-Rock” which was now owned by Infinity. They needed a new, unique identifier…and one they could have fun with! At 5:00pm on New Years Eve of 2001, 93 K-Rock became known as “that dam station”…93 3 The Dam. Thanks to Dave @ NebraskaRadio.com for the submission. http://formatchange.com/audio/66.mp3