KKEG

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KKEG
City of license Bentonville, Arkansas
Broadcast area Fayetteville (Northwest Arkansas)
Branding 98.3 The Keg
Slogan The Rock of Northwest Arkansas
Frequency 98.3 MHz
First air date August 31, 1983 (as KBCV)
Format Mainstream rock
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 188 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 16571
Transmitter coordinates 36°7′38.00″N 93°59′23.00″W / 36.1272222°N 93.9897222°W / 36.1272222; -93.9897222
Callsign meaning K "KEG"
Former callsigns KBCV (1983-1995)
KFAY-FM (1995-2004)
KQSM-FM (2004-2009)
Owner Cumulus Media
Sister stations KQSM-FM, KMCK-FM, KAMO-FM, KRMW-FM, KFAY-AM, KYNG-AM
Webcast Listen Live
Website 983thekeg.com

KKEG (98.3 FM, "98.3 The Keg") is a radio station broadcasting a mainstream rock format. Licensed to Bentonville, Arkansas, USA, it serves the Fayetteville (North West Arkansas) area. It first began broadcasting in 1983 under the call sign KBCV. The station is currently owned by Cumulus Media.

History[edit]

On August 31, 1983, the station was first assigned the call sign KBCV.

In 2012 KKEG allotted Sunday nights at 9pm to local and regional bands, naming the show 983 The Keg's Home Brew Hour hosted by Dana Marie.

KQSM-FM[edit]

On September 18, 1995, the call sign was changed to KFAY-FM. The station adopted a country music format as "Sam98" and the call sign was changed to KQSM-FM on May 24, 2004.

KKEG[edit]

On June 11, 2009, the rock format on 92.1 FM Fayetteville was moved to 98.3 FM as "98.3 The Keg" along with the KKEG call sign. The KQSM-FM call sign was moved to 92.1 FM.

On-Air: 5-9AM - Bob & Tom, 9-2PM - Dana Marie, 2-7PM - Kenny

Past DJ's: Jon Williams, Stash, Marike

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