KZMZ

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KZMZ
KZMZ logo.jpg
City of license Alexandria, Louisiana
Broadcast area Alexandria area
Branding 96.9 Rocks
Frequency 96.9 MHz
First air date 1947 (as KALB-FM)
Format Rock
Audience share 6.0, #6 (Sp'05, R&R[1])
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 321 meters
Class C0
Facility ID 63199
Transmitter coordinates 31°1′59.00″N 92°30′8.00″W / 31.0330556°N 92.5022222°W / 31.0330556; -92.5022222
Former callsigns KALB-FM (1947-1979)
KSLI (1979-1980)
KTIZ (1980-1986)
Owner Cenla Broadcasting Licensing Company, LLC
Sister stations KDBS, KKST, KQID-FM, KRRV-FM, KSYL
Webcast Listen Live
Website 969rocks.com

KZMZ (96.9 FM, "96.9 Rocks") is a radio station broadcasting a rock music format. Licensed to Alexandria, Louisiana, USA, the station serves the Alexandria area. The station is currently owned by Cenla Broadcasting Licensing Company, LLC.[2]

History[edit]

The station went on the air in 1947 as a sister station to KALB-AM (Now KJMJ) and KALB-TV with the call letters KALB-FM. Since the 1980s, 96.9 has been programmed as an urban station with the callsign of KTIZ, and top 40, classic rock, and mainstream rock formats as KZMZ.

Sports[edit]

KZMZ, as of 2008, is a sister station to KSYL and broadcasts LSU Tigers football games . It also broadcasts the football games of the Bolton Bears, a local high school football team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alexandria Market Ratings". Radio and Records. 
  2. ^ "KZMZ Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 

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