KFXZ-FM

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KFXZ-FM
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City of license Opelousas, Louisiana
Broadcast area Lafayette, Louisiana
Branding Z 105.9
Frequency 105.9 MHz
First air date 1989 (as KVOL-FM)
Format Urban AC
ERP 3,400 watts
HAAT 132 meters
Class A
Facility ID 9416
Transmitter coordinates 30°27′59″N 92°4′31″W / 30.46639°N 92.07528°W / 30.46639; -92.07528
Former callsigns KFND (1988-1989)
KVOL-FM (1989-2002)
KRXE (2002-2004)
KTSJ (2004-2007)
Owner Charles Chatelain
(Delta Media Corporation)
Sister stations KFXZ (AM)

KFXZ-FM (105.9 FM, "Z 105.9") is a radio station licensed to serve Opelousas, Louisiana. The station is owned by Charles Chatelain, through licensee Delta Media Corporation. It airs an urban adult contemporary format.

The station was assigned the KFXZ-FM call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on March 4, 2007.[1]

History[edit]

The station started out as an Alternative Rock station, but was later replaced as an easy listening jazz station. The station had been broadcasting a classic country format until November 4, 2008, when the format was changed to Urban AC. The new format featured the syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show.

On October 28, 2012 KFXZ-FM changed their format from urban AC to country, branded as "Cat Country 105.9".[2]

On May 1, 2013 KFXZ-FM changed their format back to urban AC, branded as "Z 105.9".

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