KBZE

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KBZE
KBZE logo.jpg
City Berwick, Louisiana
Branding 105.9 The Breeze
Frequency 105.9 MHz
Format Urban Adult Contemporary
ERP 4,000 watts
HAAT 123 meters (404 feet)
Class A
Facility ID 40580
Transmitter coordinates 29°45′3.4416″N 91°10′25.4280″W / 29.750956000°N 91.173730000°W / 29.750956000; -91.173730000Coordinates: 29°45′3.4416″N 91°10′25.4280″W / 29.750956000°N 91.173730000°W / 29.750956000; -91.173730000
Former callsigns KVPO
Owner Hubcast Broadcasting Inc.
Sister stations KFRA
Webcast KBZE Webcast
Website KBZE Main website

KBZE (105.9 FM) is the only Urban radio station located between New Orleans and Baton Rouge and New Orleans and Lafayette. It broadcasts the Steve Harvey Morning Show, and live local news and sports six times a day, weekdays.

Although KBZE's format is Urban Adult Contemporary, the station also broadcasts local programming, including a 15-minute weekday broadcast at 9:30 a.m. by Bishop Hebert Andrew, pastor of the Beacon Light Baptist Church of Houma, weekday contemporary gospel with Pastor Lee Condolle from 9am to 11am, and a live two jock lunch hour with DJ Fab and Mike Tyte (Joshua Singleton of Franklin and Michael Turner of New Orleans).

Licensed to Berwick, Louisiana, United States, the station is owned by Hubcast Broadcasting Inc.[1]

The station serves a seven parish region, however, it focuses most of its interest on the Houma/Thibodaux/Morgan City/Franklin metropolitan areas.

Currently, the station is being simulcast over sister station KFRA 1390 kHz Franklin, Louisiana

The station also features a webcast of its stream at www.kbze.com. Android and I-Phone customers can listen to the station by using the Tune-In Application, a free download.

Also, these two radio stations are New Orleans Pelicans affiliates. They also broadcast area high school football, basketball softball and baseball.

Transmitter[edit]

As of Early 2015 the station transmitter is currently hosted on the KMRC-AM tower in Stephenville La.

History[edit]

The station was started around 1990, becoming licensed as KVPO in 1991 as a 3,200 watt station at its present tower location. The station changed to its current KBZE calls on October 16, 1992, and was granted an increase of power to 4,000 watts in 1995. The KBZE where once used by a radio station licensed to Security, Colorado from 1989-1991.

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