KHKR

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For the East Helena, Montana radio station that held the call sign KHKR-FM at 104.1 FM from 1988 to 2013, see KBMI-FM.
KHKR
City of license Washington, Utah
Broadcast area St. George/Cedar City, Utah
Branding Big Classic Country 1210
Frequency 1210 kHz
Translator(s) 97.7 K249EQ (St. George)
First air date February 1, 1982 (as KCLG)
Format Classic Country
Power 10,000 watts day
250 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 55398
Transmitter coordinates 37°4′5″N 113°31′8″W / 37.06806°N 113.51889°W / 37.06806; -113.51889
Former callsigns KCLG (1982-1987)
KONY (1987-1999)
KUNF (1999-2013)
Owner Cherry Creek Radio
(CCR-St. George IV, LLC)
The radio tower for KHKR outside of St. George, Utah

KHKR (1210 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a classic country format. Licensed to Washington, Utah, USA, the station is currently owned by Cherry Creek Radio.[1]

KHKR has applied for an FCC construction permit to move to a new transmitter site and decrease night power to 231 watts.

History[edit]

The station went on the air as KCLG on February 1, 1982. On May 5, 1987, the station changed its call sign to KONY. On September 9, 1999, the station became KUNF, and then the current KHKR on July 11, 2013.[2]

The station is the current home of the Golden Baseball League's St. George RoadRunners with John Potter on the play-by-play.

Along with John Potter, the station also has several local talent and sports announcers including the Morning Show with Andy Griffin and "The Drive" with Devin Dixon. Andy Griffin, Devin Dixon, and Mike McGary all cover the local Region 9 Sports teams. This includes local football and basketball teams seasons.

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