KISR

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KISR
KISR logo
City of license Fort Smith, Arkansas
Broadcast area Western Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma
Branding KISR 93
Slogan The Most Music Now!
Live and Local
Frequency 93.7 MHz
First air date August 16, 1971
Format Top 40 (CHR)
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 381 meters
Class C
Facility ID 63336
Transmitter coordinates 35°31′22.00″N 94°23′32.00″W / 35.5227778°N 94.3922222°W / 35.5227778; -94.3922222
Callsign meaning Pronounced kisser
Affiliations None
Owner Stereo 93, Inc.
(Stereo 93, Inc.)
Webcast Listen Live!
Website http://www.kisr.net

KISR (93.7 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Top 40 (CHR) format. The station serves the Fort Smith, Arkansas, area, and is rebroadcast on several translators in Arkansas. The station is currently owned by Stereo 93, Inc.

KISR was started in 1971 by Fred Baker, Jr., Bernie Baker, and Ed Hopkins III. Its original offices, studio, and transmitter were in the front three rooms of Fred and Bernie Baker's home at 605 North Greenwood in Fort Smith, and the antenna was hung on a utility pole in the backyard. In the market's first Arbitron ratings, KISR had a 32 share compared to the next closest station's 13 share.

KISR currently transmits with 100,000 watts from an antenna 1,200 feet height above average terrain atop Young Mountain, north of Van Buren, Arkansas. Its studios and offices are in Central Mall in Fort Smith, AR.

Translators[edit]

Broadcast translators of KISR
Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
Class FCC info
K224AP 92.7 FM Fort Smith, Arkansas 6 D FCC
K232AV 94.3 FM Booneville, Arkansas 76 D FCC
K232BX 94.3 FM Fort Smith, Arkansas 56 D FCC
K240AS 95.9 FM Fayetteville, Arkansas 142 D FCC
K269AL 101.7 FM Jenny Lind, Arkansas 33 D FCC
K276CO 103.1 FM Fayetteville, Arkansas 56 D FCC
K285AY 104.9 FM Havana, Arkansas 76 D FCC
K285CN 104.9 FM Fort Smith, Arkansas 280 D FCC
K288CH 105.5 FM Booneville, Arkansas 218 D FCC

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