KCLY

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KCLY
KCLY Logo-01.jpg
CityClay Center, Kansas
BrandingRadio for Grown-Ups
Frequency100.9 MHz
FormatVariety/Full-Service
ERP35,500 watts
HAAT177 meters
ClassC2
Facility ID64650
Transmitter coordinates39°28′3″N 97°3′45″W / 39.46750°N 97.06250°W / 39.46750; -97.06250Coordinates: 39°28′3″N 97°3′45″W / 39.46750°N 97.06250°W / 39.46750; -97.06250
AffiliationsAssociated Press Radio Network
OwnerTaylor Communications
Sister stationsKFRM AM 550
WebcastListen Live (MP3)
Listen Live (ASX)
WebsiteOfficial website

KCLY (100.9 FM) is a radio station based out of Clay Center, Kansas. It has operated since 1978 under the ownership of Taylor Communications.[1][2] KCLY broadcasts local programming, including news, sports and weather.[1] KCLY's sister station is KFRM, also owned by Taylor Communications.[3][4]

Content[edit]

KCLY markets itself to a "grown-up" audience, playing a variety of contemporary, country, and Christian artists from the 70s, 80s, and 90s. The station also has morning, noon, and evening reporting of local news, weather, and sports, including play-by-play sports coverage during the school year.[1][3]

KCLY is an affiliate of the Kansas State University Sports Network and Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, providing game coverage throughout the year.[5][6]

Community[edit]

KCLY has held an annual business expo in the spring since 1981, providing an opportunity for interaction between area consumers and businesses.[7]

Awards[edit]

The Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) named KCLY a "Station of the Year" in 1999,[8] 2000,[9] and 2009.[10]

In 2002, KAB awarded KCLY sports director Rocky Downing with the Hod Humiston Award for Sports Broadcasting.[11][12]

In 2008, KCLY received an award from the Kansas Department of Commerce.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "About KCLY 100.9". Retrieved January 15, 2016.
  2. ^ "KCLY has new, more powerful tower". Clay Center, Kansas: Clay Center Dispatch. June 15, 2007. Retrieved January 15, 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Audience growth is Downing's challenge". Clay Center Dispatch. April 23, 2008. Retrieved January 15, 2016.
  4. ^ Patterson, Bobbi (February 24, 2006). "Broacaster finds job here on internet". Clay Center Dispatch. Retrieved January 15, 2016.
  5. ^ "K-State Sports Network Presented by Learfield Sports". K-State Athletics. Retrieved January 15, 2016.
  6. ^ "Affiliate Team". Chiefs Radio Network. Retrieved January 15, 2016.
  7. ^ "KCLY Radio's Spring Fair now in its 31st year". Clay Center Dispatch. April 20, 2011. Retrieved January 15, 2016.
  8. ^ "1999 Station Award Winners - the Kansas Association of Broadcasters" (pdf). Kansas Association of Broadcasters. October 6, 1999. Retrieved January 15, 2016.
  9. ^ "2000 Station Award Winners - the Kansas Association of Broadcasters" (pdf). Kansas Association of Broadcasters. October 9, 2000. Retrieved January 15, 2016.
  10. ^ "2009 Station Award Winners - the Kansas Association of Broadcasters" (pdf). Kansas Association of Broadcasters. Retrieved January 15, 2016.
  11. ^ "2002 Station Award Winners - the Kansas Association of Broadcasters" (pdf). Kansas Association of Broadcasters. October 16, 2000. Retrieved January 15, 2016.
  12. ^ "KAB Hod Humiston Award for Sports Broadcasting" (doc). Kansas Association of Broadcasters. Retrieved January 15, 2016.
  13. ^ "Three businesses to be honored". Clay Center Dispatch. May 15, 2008. Retrieved January 15, 2016.

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