KGBX-FM

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KGBX-FM
KGBX-FM logo.png
City of license Nixa, Missouri
Broadcast area Springfield area
Slogan Lite Rock Favorites
Frequency 105.9 MHz
First air date 1979-04-23 (as KBLR-FM)
Format Adult Contemporary
ERP 38,000 watts
HAAT 170.0 meters
Class C2
Facility ID 63887
Transmitter coordinates 37°10′47″N 93°15′39″W / 37.17972°N 93.26083°W / 37.17972; -93.26083Coordinates: 37°10′47″N 93°15′39″W / 37.17972°N 93.26083°W / 37.17972; -93.26083
Former callsigns KBLR-FM (1979-1979)
KYOO-FM (1979-1989)
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
Website kgbx.com

KGBX-FM (105.9 FM) is a radio station broadcasting an Adult Contemporary format. Licensed to Nixa, Missouri, USA, the station serves the Springfield, Missouri market. The station is owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. and licensed as Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.[1]

History[edit]

The station went on the air as KBLR-FM on April 23, 1979. On July 18, 1979, the station changed its call letters to KYOO-FM. This station served the Bolivar, Missouri area but could be heard in Springfield.

On October 10, 1989, KYOO-FM 106.3 was sold. The station was moved to 105.9 and became the current KGBX-FM primarily serving Springfield.[2]

The city of license was eventually moved from Bolivar to Nixa.

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