KMKO-FM

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KMKO-FM
City of license Lake Crystal, Minnesota
Broadcast area Mankato, Minnesota
Branding 95-7 The Rock Station
Frequency 95.7 FM (MHz)
Translator(s) 101.7 K269EC (Mankato)
First air date September 29, 2005 (as kQYK)
Format Commercial; Active Rock
ERP 6,000 watts
HAAT 100 meters
Class A
Facility ID 164294
Former callsigns KQYK (2005-2012)
Owner Three Eagles Communications
Sister stations KEEZ, KYSM-FM, KRBI-FM
Webcast Stream
Website mygreatermankato.com

KMKO-FM (95.7 FM is an American radio station licensed to serve the community of Lake Crystal, Minnesota, broadcasting to the Mankato area and the Minnesota River Valley. The station airs an active rock format.

The station is rebroadcast in Mankato on translator K269EC 101.7 FM, which provides a stronger signal in the downtown area.

History[edit]

The station went on the air as KQYK on September 29, 2005, with a country format as "The Eagle".[1] On September 26, 2007, the station flipped to active rock as "95.7 The Blaze," with a format and logo similar to that of sister station KIBZ in Lincoln, Nebraska. KQYK is owned by Three Eagles Communications with sister stations KEEZ, KYSM-FM and KRBI-FM. On February 1, 2012, KQYK changed their call sign to KMKO-FM. On February 20th, 2012, at 11am, KMKO-FM switched to a news/talk format, as Fake It by Seether faded into The Jim Rome Show.[2] The station flipped back to Active Rock as "95-7 The Rock Station" on December 6, 2012. [3]

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KQYK logo

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