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KCTR logo.jpg
City of license Billings, Montana
Broadcast area Billings Metropolitan Area
Branding Cat Country
Frequency 102.9 MHz
First air date 1979
Format Country
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 152 meters (499 ft)
Class C1
Facility ID 16773
Transmitter coordinates 45°45′59″N 108°27′19″W / 45.76639°N 108.45528°W / 45.76639; -108.45528Coordinates: 45°45′59″N 108°27′19″W / 45.76639°N 108.45528°W / 45.76639; -108.45528
Owner Townsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Billings License, LLC)
Website Website

KCTR-FM (102.9 FM, "Cat Country 103") is a commercial radio station in Billings, Montana. KCTR airs a country music format. [1] Licensed to Billings, Montana, USA, the station serves the Billings area. The station is currently owned by Townsquare Media Billings License, LLC.[2]


In October 2007, a deal was reached for KCTR-FM to be acquired by GAP Broadcasting II LLC (Samuel Weller, president) from Clear Channel Communications as part of a 57 station deal with a total reported sale price of $74.78 million.[3] What eventually became GapWest Broadcasting was folded into Townsquare Media on August 13, 2010.[4]

Current on-air staff[edit]

The Breakfast Flakes - Mark Wilson and Paul Mushaben 5 AM to 10 AM

Andy West - 3 PM to 7 PM Weekdays
Taste of Country Nights - nationally syndicated 7 PM to Midnight
After Midnite with Blair Garner - nationally syndicated Midnight to 5 AM


  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Spring 2010. Retrieved 2011-05-26. 
  2. ^ "KCTR-FM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2011-05-26. 
  3. ^ "Deals". Broadcasting & Cable. 2006-06-19. 
  4. ^ "Townsquare Media completes roll-up of GAP". Radio Business Report. August 13, 2010. Retrieved August 15, 2010. [dead link]

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