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City of license Hayden, Colorado
Broadcast area Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Branding KIDN The Mountain
Frequency 95.9 MHz
Translator(s) 95.5 K238AB (Steamboat Springs)
First air date 1990 (as KKMX-FM)
Format Hot AC
ERP 6,000 watts
HAAT 198 meters (650 ft)
Class C3
Facility ID 57339
Transmitter coordinates 40°31′16″N 107°17′46″W / 40.52111°N 107.29611°W / 40.52111; -107.29611
Former callsigns KKMX-FM (1985-1992)[1]
Owner Patricia MacDonald Garber and Peter Benedetti
(AlwaysMountainTime, LLC)
Sister stations KFMU-FM, KQZR
Webcast Listen Live

KIDN-FM (95.9 FM) is a radio station licensed to serve Hayden, Colorado, USA. The station is owned by Patricia MacDonald Garber and Peter Benedetti and the broadcast license is held by AlwaysMountainTime, LLC. [2]

It broadcasts an adult hits format branded as "KIDN The Mountain" to the Steamboat Springs, Colorado, area.[3]

The station was assigned the KIDN call sign by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on April 10, 1992.[1]

The station's original format is unknown. Until 2010, the station was known as "Jack FM" then adopted its current branding "KIDN The Mountain".


KIDN-FM programming is also carried on a broadcast translator station to extend or improve the coverage area of the station.

Call sign Frequency
City of license ERP
Class FCC info
K238AB 95.5 Steamboat Springs, Colorado 13 D FCC

Construction permit[edit]

On December 2, 2010 KIDN was granted an FCC construction permit to change the city of license to Burns, Colorado, move to a new transmitter site, decrease ERP to 72 watts and increase HAAT to 850 meters.


  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. Retrieved July 14, 2009. 
  2. ^ Always Mountain Time, LLC
  3. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Retrieved July 14, 2009. 

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