KEYN-FM

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KEYN-FM
KEYN 103.7KEYN logo.png
City Wichita, Kansas
Broadcast area Wichita, Kansas
Branding 103.7 KEYN
Slogan Classic Hits
Frequency 103.7 MHz
First air date 1968
Format Classic Hits
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 307 meters (1,007 ft)
Class C0
Facility ID 53151
Owner Entercom Communications
(Entercom License, LLC)
Sister stations KDGS, KFBZ, KFH, KNSS, KNSS-FM
Webcast Listen Live
Website keyn.com

KEYN-FM (103.7 FM) is a radio station operating in Wichita, Kansas, owned by Entercom. The station broadcasts a classic hits music format, featuring hits from the 1960s and 1970s. The station's studios are located at North Woodlawn and East 21st Street in Northeast Wichita, while the transmitter is located outside Colwich, Kansas.

History[edit]

KEYN signed on the air in 1967 as a Top 40 station, the first stereo FM station west of the Mississippi. The station was purchased by former TM partner Jim Long and country music artist Charley Pride in 1980, as Long-Pride Broadcasting.

Long-Pride Broadcasting sold KEYN and its sister station KQAM 1410 in 1987 to Aberdeen Communications. Aberdeen allowed their company to go to receivership in 1991 after changing KEYN's Top 40 format to its current Oldies music format, although now more Classic Hits. It previously used the slogan "Wichita's Fun Oldies", "The Greatest Hits of All Time" Now "Classic Hits 103.7 KEYN".

In the 1970s, their studios were located in the west end of the Westlink Shopping Center at Central Ave. and Tyler Rd. During that time, the station's identification jingle was "The Rock of Wichita," and featured a graphic depicting the faces of Mt. Rushmore, wearing stereo headphones.

The station moved in early 2015 to the Ruffin Building at 9111 East Douglas, formerly the Pizza Hut headquarters.[1]

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Coordinates: 37°48′00″N 97°31′30″W / 37.800°N 97.525°W / 37.800; -97.525