KDZA-FM

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KDZA-FM
KDZA-FM Z107.9 logo.png
City Pueblo, Colorado
Broadcast area Colorado Springs, Colorado
Pueblo, Colorado
Branding Z107.9
Slogan The Rock of Colorado
Frequency 107.9 MHz (also on HD Radio)
First air date March 24, 1986 (as KRYT)
Format Mainstream Rock
ERP 32,000 watts
HAAT 674 meters
Class C0
Facility ID 40848
Transmitter coordinates 38°44′41″N 104°51′46″W / 38.74472°N 104.86278°W / 38.74472; -104.86278Coordinates: 38°44′41″N 104°51′46″W / 38.74472°N 104.86278°W / 38.74472; -104.86278
Former callsigns KRYT (1986–1993)
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(Capstar TX LLC)
Webcast Listen Live
Website z1079rocks.com

KDZA-FM (107.9 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a mainstream rock format. Licensed to Pueblo, Colorado, United States, the station serves the Colorado Springs area. The station is currently owned by iHeartMedia, Inc..[1] KDZA-FM is a Broncos Radio Affiliate .

History[edit]

The station went on the air as KRYT on 1986-03-24. The calls reflected the station nickname "K-Right," as 107.9 is at the far right end of the FM dial. On 1988-12-01, the station changed its call sign to KRYT-FM, on 1993-04-01 to the current KDZA-FM.[2] KDZA-FM had an oldies format prior to June 24, 2008, when it switched to a Classic Hits format known as Jet 107.9.[3]

The station was owned by McCoy Broadcasting until 2001, when it was sold to Clear Channel Communications (citation?). Its offices and studios were located in Pueblo, Colorado until its format change in 2008.

On July 13, 2009 at 05:00 AM KDZA-FM changed their format to mainstream rock.

On November 30, 2011 KDZA-FM changed their format to classic rock, branded as "Z107.9".[4]

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