KCCY-FM

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For the airport serving Charles City, Iowa assigned the ICAO code KCCY, see Northeast Iowa Regional Airport.
KCCY-FM
City of license Pueblo, Colorado
Broadcast area Colorado Springs-Pueblo
Branding Y96.9
Slogan Today's Best Country
Frequency 96.9 MHz (also on HD Radio)
First air date 1975 (as KDJQ at 97.9)
Format Country
Audience share 8.8 (Fa'08, R&R[1])
ERP 72,000 watts
HAAT 695 meters
Class C
Facility ID 40847
Transmitter coordinates 38°44′43″N 104°51′41″W / 38.74528°N 104.86139°W / 38.74528; -104.86139Coordinates: 38°44′43″N 104°51′41″W / 38.74528°N 104.86139°W / 38.74528; -104.86139
Former callsigns KDJQ (1975-1978)
KCSJ-FM (1978-1979)
KCCY (1979-2012)
Former frequencies 97.9 MHz (1975-1993)
Owner Clear Channel Communications
(Capstar TX)
Webcast Listen Live
Website y969.com

KCCY-FM (96.9 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Country format. Licensed to Pueblo, Colorado, USA, it serves the Colorado Springs area. The station is currently owned by Clear Channel Communications.

KCCY was originally owned by McCoy Broadcasting, with its offices and studio located in Pueblo. In 2001, the station was acquired by Clear Channel Communications. Its offices and studios were then moved to Colorado Springs.

History[edit]

Original call letters for this facility were KDJQ when the station signed on in 1975 as an automated Top 40 station on 97.9. The station was assigned the call letters KCSJ-FM on 1978-10-11. On 1979-01-25, the station changed its call sign to KCCY.[2] In 1993, the station moved from its original 97.9 FM frequency to 96.9 in order to make room for KKFM, which moved to 98.1. On 2012-04-01, the station changed its call sign to the current KCCY-FM.

Former White House press secretary Dana Perino worked there on the 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. shift while attending college.[3]

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