KXPN-FM

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KXPN-FM
City Scotland, Texas
Broadcast area Wichita Falls, Texas
Branding 95.5 ESPN
Slogan The Falls Sports Authority
Frequency 95.5 MHz
First air date August 16, 1996 (as KJKB)
Format Sports
ERP 19,000 watts
HAAT 115 meters
Class C3
Facility ID 855
Transmitter coordinates 33°41′3.60″N 98°36′45.80″W / 33.6843333°N 98.6127222°W / 33.6843333; -98.6127222
Former callsigns KJKB (1996-2013)
Affiliations ESPN Radio
Owner LKCM Radio Group, L.P.
Webcast Listen Live
Website 955espn.com

KXPN-FM (95.5 FM) is a radio station licensed to Scotland, Texas serving the Wichita Falls, Texas area with a sports format. The station is owned and operated by LKCM Radio Group. KXPN-FM's studios are located on Call Field Rd in the southwest portion of Wichita Falls. The transmitter site is about seven miles north of Archer City, Texas

History[edit]

KXPN-FM signed on the air August 16, 1996 as KJKB. Originally branded Boss 95.5, the station aired a classic rock format. On March 4, 2013, KXPN-FM switched formats from classic rock to sports as 95.5 ESPN with programming from ESPN Radio.[1]

Programming[edit]

KXPN-FM primarily airs syndicated programming from ESPN Radio. The Lone Star Outdoor Show hosted by Cable Smith airs Saturday mornings from 8-9 a.m.,[2] followed by a local show hosted by longtime Wichita Falls sports personality Andy Austin from 9-10 a.m. Austin also provides local updates weekdays at 7:25 a.m. and 9:25 a.m.

In July 2013, Midwestern State University announced KXPN-FM will be the new flagship station for Midwestern State Mustangs athletics. The station airs live broadcasts of MSU football and men's and women's basketball, as well as pregame and postgame shows. The station also airs weekly coaches shows for the teams.[3]

Starting with the 2015 season, KXPN-FM will be the flagship station for Wichita Falls High School football, agreeing on a multi-year deal with the school.[4]

KXPN-FM has been a radio affiliate of the Texas Rangers since 2013.

Former personalities[edit]

Former local on-air personalities included Debbie Watts, and Jackie B, of The Boss Morning Show

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