KZMT

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KZMT
KZMT logo.png
City of license Helena, Montana
Branding Z101
Frequency 101.1 MHz
First air date October 8, 1984
Format Classic rock
ERP 95,000 watts
HAAT 607 meters (1993 feet)
Class C
Facility ID 50357
Transmitter coordinates 46°44′52″N 112°19′48″W / 46.74778°N 112.33000°W / 46.74778; -112.33000
Former callsigns KCAP-FM[1]
Owner Cherry Creek Radio
(CCR-Helena IV, LLC)
Sister stations KBLL, KBLL-FM, KCAP, KBMI-FM, KHGC

KZMT (101.1 FM) is a radio station licensed to serve Helena, Montana. The station is owned by Cherry Creek Radio and licensed to CCR-Helena IV, LLC. It airs a Classic rock music format.[2]

The station was assigned the KZMT call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on October 8, 1984.[1]

In 2014, KZMT dropped the Dial Global syndicated Classic Rock programming in favor of personality and heavy attitude laden local programming delivered by Stan Evans and former-Operations Manager Steve King, with the only exception being the regional syndication of Classic Rock sister (Z100 Missoula) morning show Brian and Chris. At this point, station added in local features such as "Stan's Stash" (a nod to midday personality, Stan Evan's propensity to dip into the deep tracks), Lunch Blox at noon (2-fers all hour long), The Dumbass of the Day at 3:20pm, The 4 o'clock Haircut, The 5 o'clock Work Release Program, Get the Led Out at 6pm, The 80s at 8, Live @ 9, High Voltage at 10pm (in honor of AC/DC) and Mandatory Metallica at 11pm.

Ownership[edit]

In August 2000, a deal was reached for KZMT to be acquired by Commonwealth Communications LLC from STARadio Corp. as part of a 9 station deal with a total reported sale price of $7.5 million.[3]

In October 2003, a deal was reached for KZMT to be acquired by Cherry Creek Radio from Commonwealth Communications LLC as part of a 24 station deal with a total reported sale price of $41 million.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  3. ^ "Combos 8/7/2000". Broadcasting & Cable. 2000-08-07. 
  4. ^ "Changing Hands 10/27/2003". Broadcasting & Cable. 2003-10-27. 

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