KAKS

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KAKS
City of license Goshen, Arkansas
Broadcast area Fayetteville (North West Arkansas)
Branding The Hog
Slogan Northwest Arkansas' New Home For Sports
Frequency 99.5 MHz
First air date 1989 (as KFAY-FM)
Format Sports
ERP 3,100 watts
HAAT 140 meters
Class A
Facility ID 69858
Transmitter coordinates 36°12′19.70″N 94°06′06.30″W / 36.2054722°N 94.1017500°W / 36.2054722; -94.1017500
Callsign meaning K ArKanSas
Former callsigns KRRA (1983-1988)
KFAY-FM (1988-1993)
KREB (1993-1997)
KREB-FM (1997-2005)
Affiliations Yahoo! Sports Radio
Owner Hog Radio, Inc.
Sister stations KUOA, KTHS
Webcast Listen Live
Website hogsportsradio.com

KAKS (99.5 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a sports format. Licensed to Goshen, Arkansas, USA, it serves the Fayetteville (North West Arkansas) area. The station is currently owned by Hog Radio, Inc.

The station changed hands in 2009 and became an all-sports radio station known as "The Hog".

KAKS rebroadcasts on FM translators K250AX licensed to Siloam Springs, Arkansas and K287AN licensed to Fayetteville, Arkansas, and simulcasts on sister station KUOA in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

On August 14, 2010, KAKS on-air personality Renee Gork was fired after a confrontation with Coach Bobby Petrino. Petrino refused to answer questions posed by Gork while she donned a University of Florida Gators hat. Gork claimed that she grabbed the hat from her trunk during a rainstorm, and tried to cover the hat with tape to disguise the logo. According to Gork, she was told by her bosses that they "had her back" and would defend her reasoning to the administration at the University of Arkansas and Coach Petrino. KAKS relieved Gork of her duties on August 16, 2010.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SAS with Renee Gork". Stephen A. Smith Show. 17 August 2010. 

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