KRIA (FM)

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KRIA
City of license Plainview, Texas
Branding 103.9 The Rocket
Frequency 103.9 MHz
First air date 1988 (as KKYN-FM)
Format Classic rock
ERP 25,000 watts
HAAT 112 meters (368 feet)
Class C2
Facility ID 54682
Transmitter coordinates 34°15′47″N 101°40′30″W / 34.26306°N 101.67500°W / 34.26306; -101.67500
Former callsigns KPMB (1986-1988, CP)
KKYN-FM (1988-2002)
KVOP-FM (7/2002-9/2002)
Owner Rhattigan Broadcasting (Texas), LP
Website 1039therocket.com

KRIA (103.9 FM, "The Rocket") is a classic rock formatted radio station licensed to serve Plainview, Texas. The station is owned by Rhattigan Broadcasting (Texas), LP.

History[edit]

The station used the call sign KPMB from 1986 to 1988, KKYN-FM from 1988 to 2002, KVOP-FM for two months in 2002, before becoming KRIA on September 16, 2002. [1]

The station was owned by Equicom until a 2004 sale of 12 Texas radio stations to Rhattigan Broadcasting for a reported total of $3 million.[2]

KRIA-FM is part of Rhattigan Broadcasting's Plainview cluster of radio stations, which includes KKYN (106.9 FM), KVOP (1090 AM) and KREW (1400 AM).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "Changing Hands". Broadcasting and Cable. 

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