|City of license||Fort Benning South, Georgia|
|Broadcast area||Columbus, Georgia|
|Slogan||"New Hot Country!"|
|Frequency||99.3 MHz (also on HD Radio)|
|Translator(s)||106.9 W295AY (Crystal Valley, relays HD2)
107.7 W299AX (Columbus, relays HD3)
|First air date||1992|
HD2: Active rock "106.9 Rocks"
HD3: Spanish AC "Unidos 107.7"
|Sister stations||WRLD-FM, WCGQ, WRCG|
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Listen Live (HD3)
Kissin 99.3 began broadcasting country music in 1992, and remains a country music radio station today. Current on-air personalities include Bear O'Brian (Wade Collier), Mike Kelly in the Midday, Dave Arwood in the Afternoon drive, Monday through Friday. WKCN-FM also carries American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks on Sunday nights.
In December 2002, McClure Broadcasting, Inc., (Chuck McClure Jr., president) reached an agreement to sell this station to Archway Broadcasting Group (Al Vicente, president/CEO). This was part of a four-station deal, along with WRLD-FM, WRCG, and WCGQ, for a reported combined sale price of $15 million. At the time of the sale, WKCN carried a country music format.
On July 31, 2008, local investment group PMB Broadcasting LLC (headed up by Jim Martin) purchased this station along with Columbus-area sister stations WRCG-AM, WRLD-FM and WCGQ-FM from Archway Broadcasting Group LLC for a reported sale price of $7.2 million. At the time of the sale, the station carried and continues to carry a country music format. PMB Broadcasting LLC has since added WLTC to its list of stations owned.
Former on-air personalities
- Jody Van Alin - currently JVA Promotions
- Rimi Daniels - currently doing TV and Radio voiceovers
- Jeff Harris - currently Singer @ Irish Kevins in Key West, FL.
- Rick Hunter (Rick Bartlett) - currently Program Director/Morning Show Host in Iowa.
- Shawn Hamilton - currently Mornings @ WJCL-FM in Savannah, GA.
- Dave Kelly - currently Market Manager for Citadel Nashville
- Sharon Green - currently Mornings @ WKSF-FM Asheville, N.C.
- Robin Lee - Marketing Coordinator for the Columbus Civic Center
- Tom McK - currently Big Country USA (Syndicated Radio Show Host)
- Miller Robson - currently Promotions/Marketing Coordinator and midday anchor for WLTZ NBC-38 (returned to Kissin' 99.3 in October 2011)
- James Steele - currently Affiliate Relations Manager of The Louisiana Network and owner of JMG Productions in Baton Rouge, LA.
- Keni Thomas - Nashville singer and songwriter ("Not Me" w/Vince Gill)
- Wild Bill McKubby - currently Mornings @ KYSM-FM in Mankato, MN.
- Johnny West - moved on to spend two years doing evenings, overnights, and fill-ins for afternoon drive at WKHX KICKS 101.5 Atlanta; 2011 will mark West's 10th year in retail loss prevention
- Andy Woods - currently Afternoons at 97-5 WCOS-FM Columbia, S.C. and voicetracks Afternoons for Cat Country 107.1 in Ft. Myers FL & Nights for 99.9 Kiss Country (WKSF-FM) Asheville, N.C.
- Robert Criss (Robert Alford) - After nearly thirty years, left radio in 2011 and currently is in the medical field
WKCN airs its HD2 and HD3 formats on the following translators:
|City of license||ERP
|W295AY||106.9||Crystal Valley (Columbus, Georgia)||250||D||FCC|
|City of license||ERP
- WKCN official website
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- Radio-Locator information on WKCN
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WKCN
- Query the FCC's FM station database for W295AY
- Radio-Locator information on W295AY
- Query the FCC's FM station database for W299AX
- Radio-Locator information on W299AX
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