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KBCR BigCountry96.9 logo.png
City Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Branding Big Country Radio
Frequency 96.9 MHz
First air date 1974
Format Country
ERP 27,500 watts
HAAT 203 meters
Class C2
Facility ID 63190
Transmitter coordinates 40°27′43″N 106°50′57″W / 40.46194°N 106.84917°W / 40.46194; -106.84917
Callsign meaning Big Country Radio
Former callsigns KBCR-FM (1974-1981)
KSBT (1981-1995)
Affiliations ABC Radio
Owner Don Tlapek
(Blizzard Broadcasting LLC)
Sister stations KBWZ
Website kbcr.com

KBCR-FM (96.9 FM, "Big Country Radio") is a radio station licensed and broadcasting to Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The station airs a country music format and is currently owned by Don Tlapek, through licensee Blizzard Broadcasting LLC.[1]


The station went on the air as KBCR-FM in 1974. On August 17, 1981, the station changed its call sign to KSBT. It reverted to the KBCR-FM calls on May 15, 1995.[2]

Awards and honors[edit]

In 2007, KBCR music director Debbie Duncan was recognized by New Music Weekly magazine as the Country Music Director of the Year at the New Music Awards.[3]


  1. ^ "KBCR-FM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "KBCR Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ "2007 New Music Awards". New Music Weekly. 2007-11-10. 

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