|City of license||Shingle Springs, California|
|Broadcast area||Sacramento, California|
|Frequency||101.9 MHz (also on HD Radio)|
|First air date||1989 (as KLIQ)|
|Callsign meaning||KouNTrY (misspelling of "country)|
|Former callsigns||KLIQ (1988-1991)
KNTY (101.9 The Wolf) is commercial radio station located in Shingle Springs, California, broadcasting to the Sacramento, California, area on 101.9 FM. The station airs a country music format branded as "The Wolf". KNTY is owned by Entravision Communications, and is housed with sister stations KHHM, KRCX, and KXSE at 1436 Auburn Blvd. in Sacramento. A transmitter site is miles east of Auburn.
101.9 started off as a Contemporary Christian music format in 1989 as KLIQ, better known as Q-102. Its sister station was KFIA, owned by Olympic Broadcasting. In September 1991, it simulcast with KFIA except during drive times and on the weekend when it aired Christian music. Its call letters were changed to KFIA-FM. In October 1993, the station switched to a contemporary jazz format and call letters to KSSJ. By 2000, KSSJ changed to oldies (as Cool 101.9 under the KCCL-FM calls) after KHYL dropped the format for Rhythmic Oldies. The call letters were changed to KNTY on July 19, 2006. "The Wolf" features Heather Lee mornings, Kelly Symone in middays, Charlee Simons in afternoons, and Boomer in evenings.
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- Radio-Locator information on KNTY
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KNTY
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