KCFX-HD2

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K279BI/KCFX-HD2
City Harrisonville, Missouri
Broadcast area Kansas City, MO-KS
Branding "710 and 103.7 FM KCMO"
Frequency 101.1-2 KCFX(also on HD Radio)
103.7 MHz
First air date March 15, 2010
Format Talk radio
ERP 250 watts
HAAT 349.1 meters (1,145 ft)
Class D
Facility ID 144473
Transmitter coordinates 37°04′34″N 93°55′28″W / 37.07613°N 93.92446°W / 37.07613; -93.92446Coordinates: 37°04′34″N 93°55′28″W / 37.07613°N 93.92446°W / 37.07613; -93.92446
Owner Cumulus Broadcasting
(Radio License Holding SRC LLC)
Sister stations KCFX, KCJK, KCHZ, KCMO-FM/AM, KMJK
Webcast Listen Live
Website Radio.CBSSports.com

K279BI/KCFX-HD2 is a news/talk radio station serving the Kansas City metro area. It broadcasts on the HD Radio side of KCFX on 101.1-HD2, as well as broadcasting on the FM band on 103.7 MHz.

History[edit]

What is now K279BI started as K225AW, a repeater station on 92.7 MHz and licensed to Independence, Missouri. Cumulus bought the repeater in 2009 and planned to use it as a simulcast for Classic Rock KCFX. This proved false, however. On March 15, 2010, the station moved from 92.7 to 103.7 and signed on stunting Irish music as "103.7 The Leprechaun". Three days later, at 10:37 A.M., the station was launched as "103.7 The Dam". It played mostly newer Active rock artists/bands such as Three Days Grace, Breaking Benjamin, Metallica and more, without playing a lot of classic hard rock, most likely due to sister station KCFX playing that music.

On April 29, 2012, KCFX-HD2 and K279BI changed their format to news/talk, simulcasting KCMO 710 AM.[1]

This is the first HD Radio station in Kansas City to broadcast on the FM band.

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