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City of license Sturgis, South Dakota
Broadcast area Rapid City, South Dakota
Branding Hot 93.1
Slogan "Today's Hottest Music"
Frequency 93.1 (MHz)
Translator(s) 104.7 K284BA (Rapid City), 98.3 K252DN (Spearfish), 103.9 K280AJ (Hill City)
First air date 1990
Format Top 40 (CHR)
ERP 100,000 watts, 99 watts (FM translator), 53 watts (FM translator), 8 watts (FM translator)
HAAT 323 meters
Class C1
Owner New Rushmore Radio, Inc.
Sister stations KBHB, KKMK, KOUT, KFXS, KKLS
Webcast Listen Live

KRCS (93.1 FM, "Hot 93.1") is a radio station that airs a Top 40 (CHR) format in the Rapid City and the Black Hills area. The station is owned by New Rushmore Radio, Inc. and is licensed to Sturgis, South Dakota.


In May 1999, Triad Broadcasting reached a deal to acquire this station from Brothers Jim and Tom Instad as part of a twelve-station deal valued at a reported $37.8 million.[1]

In July 2006, Schurz Communications Inc. reached an agreement to buy this station from Triad Broadcasting Co. as part of a six-station deal valued at a reported $19 million.[2]

Schurz Communications created the Black Hills broadcast division, now known as New Rushmore Radio, Inc.


  1. ^ Holmes, Alisa (1999-05-24). "Changing Hands". Broadcasting & Cable. 
  2. ^ "Deals". Broadcasting & Cable. 2006-07-24. 

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Coordinates: 44°19′59″N 103°32′20″W / 44.333°N 103.539°W / 44.333; -103.539