KGKL-FM

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KGKL-FM
KGKL-FM logo.png
City San Angelo, Texas
Slogan "Country's West Texas Giant"
Frequency 97.5 MHz
Format Country
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 125 meters (410 ft)
Class C1
Facility ID 34465
Transmitter coordinates 31°29′46″N 100°24′50″W / 31.49611°N 100.41389°W / 31.49611; -100.41389Coordinates: 31°29′46″N 100°24′50″W / 31.49611°N 100.41389°W / 31.49611; -100.41389
Affiliations Citadel Media
Owner Townsquare Media
(Townsquare Media San Angelo License, LLC)
Sister stations KELI, KGKL, KKCN
Webcast Listen Live
Website 975kgkl.com

KGKL-FM (97.5 FM, "Country's West Texas Giant") is a radio station broadcasting a country music format.[1] Licensed to San Angelo, Texas, United States, the station serves the San Angelo area. The station is currently owned by Townsquare Media, and features programming from Citadel Media.[2]

History[edit]

The station changed its call sign from KSJT to KGKL-FM on February 28, 1983.[3] On October 7, 2003, then-owner KGKL, Inc. assigned the station's license to KGKL Partners, LLP, along with the licenses for KELI and KGKL.[4] The licenses for the three stations were assigned again on January 26, 2004, to Encore Broadcasting LLC,[5] and again on February 13, 2004, to Encore Broadcasting of San Angelo, LLC.[6] On November 17, 2005, the three licenses, along with those for KKCN, KKCN-FM1, KNRX, and KNRX-FM1, were assigned to Encore Broadcasting of San Angelo Limited Partnership 1.[7] All seven licenses were assigned to Double O Texas Corporation (which later merged with Townsquare Media) on January 19, 2006.[8] The station's current air personalities consist of John Paul Beard 6-10 am, Kris Kooper 10 am-3 pm, Boomer Kingston 3-7 pm, and Lia 7 pm - midnight.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Summer 2009. Retrieved July 19, 2009. 
  2. ^ "KGKL-FM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 19, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 3, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Application Search Details". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 3, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Application Search Details". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 3, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Application Search Details". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 3, 2009. 
  7. ^ "Application Search Details". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 3, 2009. 
  8. ^ "Application Search Details". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 3, 2009. 

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