KARS-FM

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KARS-FM
KARS-FM logo.png
City of license Laramie, Wyoming
Broadcast area Cheyenne, Wyoming
Ft. Collins-Greeley
Branding Rock 102.9
Slogan Commercial Free Rock
Frequency 102.9 MHz
Repeaters 102.9 KARS-FM1 Fort Collins, Colorado
First air date 1974 (as KIOZ)[citation needed]
Format Classic rock
ERP 83,000 watts
HAAT 248 meters (814 ft)
Class C1
Facility ID 10334
Transmitter coordinates 40°52′36.9″N 105°41′46″W / 40.876917°N 105.69611°W / 40.876917; -105.69611Coordinates: 40°52′36.9″N 105°41′46″W / 40.876917°N 105.69611°W / 40.876917; -105.69611 (NAD83)
Former callsigns KIOZ (1974-1984)
KRQU (1984–2002)
Owner Townsquare Media (sale pending)
(The Fort Collins/Lafayette Divestiture Trust)
Webcast Listen Live (PLS)
Listen Live Player
Website rock1029.com

KARS-FM (102.9 FM) is a commercial radio station licensed for Laramie, Wyoming and broadcasting to the Cheyenne, Wyoming and Fort Collins-Greeley, Colorado areas. KARS-FM airs a classic rock music format branded as "Rock 102.9". The station is currently owned by a divestiture trust of Townsquare Media.[1]

The station has an FM booster, KARS-FM1, licensed for Fort Collins, Colorado on 102.9 MHz; the booster has been licensed since September 2007.

History[edit]

The station changed its call sign from KIOZ to KRQU on March 12, 1984. On March 25, 2002, the station changed its call sign to the current KARS.[2]

In December 2008, the station dropped the Oldies format and began simulcasting KMAX-FM 94.3's Classic Hits format.

On March 12, 2009, KARS-FM changed their format to classic rock, branded as "Rock 102.9".

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