KCTR-FM

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KCTR-FM
KCTR CatCountry102.9 logo.png
City Billings, Montana
Broadcast area Billings Metropolitan Area
Branding Cat Country
Slogan #1 for Today's 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, United States, the station serves the Billings area. The station is currently owned by Townsquare Media Billings License, LLC.[2]

Ownership[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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. Archived from the original on January 21, 2011. Retrieved August 15, 2010. 

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