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City of license Phoenix, Arizona
Broadcast area Phoenix, Arizona
Branding Mix 96.9
Slogan 80s, 90s and Today
Frequency 96.9 MHz (also on HD Radio)96.9HD2 The Music Summit
First air date October 1964 (as KMEO-FM)
Format Hot Adult Contemporary
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 475 meters
Class C
Facility ID 6361
Callsign meaning K MiX Phoenix
Former callsigns KMEO-FM (1964-1991)
KPSN (1991-1994)
KCHT (1994-1995)
KHTC (1995-1997)
KGLQ (1997-1998)
Owner Clear Channel Communications
Webcast Listen Live

KMXP is a commercial hot adult contemporary music radio station in Phoenix, Arizona, broadcasting on 96.9 FM. Its studios are located in Phoenix near Sky Harbor Airport and its transmitter is in South Mountain Park.

On-air deejays include: Mathew Blades, AJ Frey, Ron Geronimo, Bryan Allen, Amy Kelly, Stephani Young, and Phil Steiner.

HD Radio[edit]

Mix 96.9's HD Radio signal is multiplexed. The main signal is a simulcast of Mix 96.9's hot adult contemporary programming. The second channel carries an adult album alternative format programmed by Clear Channel's "Format Lab" called The Music Summit.


Originally, 96.9 FM was KMEO-FM (Cameo) broadcasting easy listening music programming. In the late 1980s, the format evolved into an adult contemporary music format. In 1991, it became oldies-formatted Sunny 97 (KPSN), which would spark a whirlwind of format and callsign changes: in 1994, it became classic hits KCHT (later KHTC) (first as 96.9 K-Hits FM, then as The New 96.9 Classic Hits), then changed brands but not formats to KGLQ (Eagle 96.9). In 1998, it adopted its current format, hot adult contemporary as KMXP. The station was re-branded to its current branding known as “Mix 96.9”.

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Coordinates: 33°20′02″N 112°03′40″W / 33.334°N 112.061°W / 33.334; -112.061