KZAP (FM)

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KZAP
City of license Paradise, California
Broadcast area Chico, California
Branding Classic Hits 96.7
Slogan Rock 'N' Roll's Greatest Music
Frequency 96.7 MHz
First air date June 4, 1977 (as KNVR)
Format Classic hits
ERP 1,500 watts
HAAT 393 meters
Class B1
Facility ID 56714
Former callsigns KNVR (1977-1992)
KZZP (1992-1995)
Owner Mapleton Communications
Website classichits967.com

KZAP (96.7 FM, "Classic Hits 96.7") is a commercial radio station located in Paradise, California, broadcasting to the Chico, California, area. KZAP airs an classic hits format.

History[edit]

The station, which signed on the air on June 4, 1977 as KNVR-FM, and by 1992 changed their call to KZZP, In 1995 they became KZAP, flipped to AC in 2000 as "Star 96.7" and in 2002 switched to Rhythmic Top 40 as "Club 96.7".

On June 18, 2007 KZAP flipped to adult album alternative and adopted the KPIG brand for the Chico area. The format was not successful in the market, and on May 10, 2010 the station switched to its news/talk format.[1] The station then decided to change to an oldies format in March 2011 called "Classic Hits 96.7".

Programming: Morning Show Host Dave Sanders (Formally Daves Diner on Oldies 105.3 FM)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Urseny, Laura (May 11, 2010). "Local station switches to talk radio". Chico Enterprise-Record. Retrieved May 11, 2010. 

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Coordinates: 39°57′45″N 121°42′44″W / 39.9624°N 121.7122°W / 39.9624; -121.7122