WKIS

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WKIS
WKIS-FM logo.png
City of license Boca Raton, Florida
Broadcast area South Florida
Branding 99.9 Kiss Country
Slogan South Florida's Country Station
Frequency 99.9 MHz
First air date October 17, 1965 (as WWOG)
Format Country
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 300 meters
Class C0
Facility ID 64001
Callsign meaning KISs
Former callsigns WWOG (1965-1979)
WKQS-FM (1979-1986)
WKQS (1986-1988)
Owner CBS Radio
(CBS Radio Stations Inc.)
Sister stations WBFS-TV, WFOR-TV, WPOW, WQAM
Webcast Listen Live
Website wkis.com

WKIS is a country music station licensed to Boca Raton, Florida and broadcasting at 99.9 FM. It is owned by CBS Radio. Its studios are in Miami Gardens and the transmitter is in Hallandale Beach.

History[edit]

The station signed on the air in October 1965 as WWOG and had religious and beautiful music formats. In 1979 the station changed its call letters to WKQS and aired a beautiful music format.

On October 2, 2014, Beasley Broadcast Group announced that it would trade 5 radio stations located in Miami (including WKIS) and Philadelphia to CBS Radio in exchange for 14 stations located in Tampa, Charlotte and Philadelphia.[1] The swap was completed on December 1, 2014.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CBS And Beasley Swap Philadelphia/Miami For Charlotte/Tampa from Radio Insight (October 2, 2014)
  2. ^ Venta, Lance (December 1, 2014). "CBS Beasley Deal Closes". RadioInsight. Retrieved December 1, 2014. 

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Coordinates: 25°59′35″N 80°10′26″W / 25.993°N 80.174°W / 25.993; -80.174