KRZY-FM

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KRZY-FM
Jose 105.9.jpg
City of license Santa Fe, New Mexico
Broadcast area Santa Fe, Albuquerque and surrounding areas
Branding Jose 105.9
Frequency 105.9 MHz
First air date 1983 (as KNMQ)
Format

Spanish Adult Hits

erp = 100,000 watts
HAAT 585 meters
Class C
Facility ID 65475
Callsign meaning KRaZY (former country format)
Former callsigns KNMQ (1983-1990)
KOLT (1990-1996)
Owner Entravision
Sister stations KRZY (AM)
Webcast Listen Live
Website jose1059.com

KRZY-FM (105.9 FM) is a Spanish-language adult hits formatted radio station programmed by satellite, serving the Albuquerque, New Mexico, area. It is branded as "José". It is owned by Entravision which also owns local television stations KLUZ, a Univision affiliate, and KTFQ, a Telefutura affiliate. It is licensed to Santa Fe, New Mexico.

"José" moved to 105.9 FM in early November 2008. It had previous been on its sister station KRZY (AM) 1450 for about three years.

History[edit]

The 105.9 frequency has broadcast Spanish-language programming since 1996. It was a Spanish Adult Contemporary format called "Radio Romantica" from 1996-2002. It had changed to a Regional Mexican format station called "Radio Tricolor 105.9" in October 2002. In July 2004 it changed to a Latin pop music format called "Super Estrella" until November 2008.

In the 1980s it was a top 40 station called "Q 106" as KNMQ-FM. In 1990 it changed to a country music format as KOLT-FM ("Kolt 106"). It briefly shifted to a classic country format in 1996 called "Krazy 105.9" with the present day KRZY-FM call letters until the fall of that year when the station was sold to Spanish-language broadcaster EXCL Communications which Entravision took over in 2000.

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Coordinates: 35°46′48″N 106°31′37″W / 35.780°N 106.527°W / 35.780; -106.527