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City Hayden, Colorado
Broadcast area Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Branding KIDN The Mountain
Frequency 95.9 MHz
Translator(s) 95.5 K238AB (Steamboat Springs)
First air date 1990 (as KKMX-FM)
Format Hot AC
ERP 6,000 watts
HAAT 198 meters (650 ft)
Class C3
Facility ID 57339
Transmitter coordinates 40°31′16″N 107°17′46″W / 40.52111°N 107.29611°W / 40.52111; -107.29611
Former callsigns KKMX-FM (1985-1992)[1]
Owner Patricia MacDonald Garber and Peter Benedetti
(AlwaysMountainTime, LLC)
Sister stations KFMU-FM, KQZR
Webcast Listen Live

KIDN-FM (95.9 FM) is a radio station licensed to serve Hayden, Colorado, United States. The station is owned by Patricia MacDonald Garber and Peter Benedetti and the broadcast license is held by AlwaysMountainTime, LLC. [2]

It broadcasts an adult hits format branded as "KIDN The Mountain" to the Steamboat Springs, Colorado, area.[3]

The station was assigned the KIDN call sign by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on April 10, 1992.[1]

The station's original format is unknown. Until 2010, the station was known as "Jack FM" then adopted its current branding "KIDN The Mountain". However, the website redirects to which shows "The Lift FM" as current branding.


KIDN-FM programming is also carried on a broadcast translator station to extend or improve the coverage area of the station.

Call sign Frequency
City of license ERP
Class FCC info
K238AB 95.5 Steamboat Springs, Colorado 13 D FCC

Construction permit[edit]

On December 2, 2010 KIDN was granted an FCC construction permit to change the city of license to Burns, Colorado, move to a new transmitter site, decrease ERP to 72 watts and increase HAAT to 850 meters.


  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. Retrieved July 14, 2009. 
  2. ^ Always Mountain Time, LLC
  3. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Retrieved July 14, 2009. 

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