KNTY

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KNTY
City of license Shingle Springs, California
Broadcast area Sacramento, California
Branding The Wolf
Slogan Fresh Country
Frequency 101.9 MHz (also on HD Radio)
First air date 1989 (as KLIQ)
Format Country
ERP 47,000 watts
HAAT 154 meters
Class B
Facility ID 50302
Former callsigns KLIQ (1988-1991)
KFIA-FM (1991-1993)
KSSJ (1993-1997)
KRRE (1997-2000)
KCCL-FM (2000-2006)
Owner Entravision Communications
Webcast Listen Live
Website 1019thewolf.com

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 presently 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.

Although KNTY does have a HD Radio channel, it has yet to sign on a HD2 or HD3 subcarrier.[1]

History[edit]

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 & on the weekend when it aired Christian music & call letters changed to KFIA-FM. In October 1993, the station switched to a contemporary jazz format & call letters to KSSJ. By 2000, KSSJ flipped 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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Coordinates: 38°51′11″N 120°56′28″W / 38.853°N 120.941°W / 38.853; -120.941