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City of license Cadiz, Kentucky
Broadcast area Clarksville-Hopkinsville
Branding " The Big 106.5 WKDZ"
Frequency 106.5 MHz
Format Country
ERP 13,400 watts
HAAT 136.9 meters
Class C3
Callsign meaning KDZ = "Cadiz"
Former callsigns WBZD (1985-1991)
Affiliations Fox, Kentucky News Network
Owner Ham Broadcasting
Sister stations WKDZ (AM), WHVO
Website http://www.wkdzradio.com

WKDZ-FM (106.5 FM) is a radio station licensed in Cadiz, Kentucky. WKDZ-FM is owned by Ham Broadcasting. D.J. Everett serves as Ham Broadcasting owner/president. Beth Mann is the station general manager.

WKDZ-FM broadcasts a country music format and serves Trigg, Christian, Caldwell, Lyon, and Todd counties in Kentucky.[1] In addition to its usual music programming, WKDZ-FM is an affiliate of the Tennessee Titans football radio network.[2] and the Kentucky Wildcats radio network.[3] WKDZ-FM is unique in that it boasts a full-time news department in house. WKDZ-FM has been recognized many times for its community service. The station also has won a Marconi Award for "Small Market Station Of The Year" in 2008 and again in 2013. WKDZ-FM has been consistently nominated for, and won the coveted NAB Crystal Award for Community Service in 2013.

In 2004, Ham Broadcasting moved from their former Will Jackson Road location to a new 4,100-square-foot (380 m2) facility at Broadbent Square in east Cadiz.[4]

On Air Staff[edit]

  • Cindy Allen Lax & Alan Watts (mornings)
  • Kimberly Allen (middays)
  • Michael Davis (afternoons)
  • Bill Booth (afternoon drive)
  • Tom Rogers (evenings)
  • Scott Brown (sports)
  • Ann Petrie (news)
  • Robin Stevens (news)
  • Travis Faulkner (news)
  • Boyd Clark (news)


  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  2. ^ "Titans Radio in Kentucky". Titans Radio. Retrieved March 15, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Big Blue Sports Network". Kentucky Wildcat Radio. Retrieved September 15, 2008. 
  4. ^ "Radio station to move to new facility". Cadiz Record. Retrieved May 5, 2004. 

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Coordinates: 36°48′29″N 87°38′10″W / 36.808°N 87.636°W / 36.808; -87.636