KKBA

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KKBA
City Kingsville, Texas
Broadcast area Corpus Christi, Texas
Alice, Texas
Kingsville, Texas
Branding "Rock 92-7"
Slogan "Everything That Rocks"
Frequency 92.7 FM MHz
First air date November, 1981[1]
Format Active Rock[2]
Power 50,000 Watts
HAAT 250.7 meters (823 ft)
Class C2
Facility ID 34918
Transmitter coordinates 27°39′33.0″N 97°34′12.0″W / 27.659167°N 97.570000°W / 27.659167; -97.570000
Callsign meaning KK BAy
former branding
Former callsigns KODK (1981-1990)
KNGV (1990-1995)[3]
Owner Malkan Interactive Communications
Sister stations KEYS, KZFM
Webcast KKBA Webstream
Website KKBA Online

KKBA is an Active Rock formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Kingsville, Texas, serving Corpus Christi, Alice, and Kingsville in Texas.[2] KKBA is locally owned and operated by Malkan Interactive Communications.[4][5]

History[edit]

On September 4, 2015, KKBA switched from a Rhythmic Adult Contemporary format to Active Rock as "Rock 92-7".[6] Malkan added the San Antonio-based "Billy Madison Show" to mornings.[6]

As of early 2016, Rock 92-7 has 9,746 likes on Facebook[7] and 507 Twitter followers.[8] In addition to the Billy Madison Show, hosted by Billy Madison and Derek Allgood, other on-air personalities at Rock 92-7 include Jon B and Clarissa Serna.[9]

Affiliated radio stations include KEYS-FM and KZFM-FM.[10]

Rock 92-7 merchandise from the Rock Shop online include trucker and beanie hats selling for $15.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 2010 (PDF). ProQuest, LLC/Reed Publishing (Nederland), B.V. 2010. p. D-533. Retrieved September 5, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved September 5, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved September 5, 2015. 
  4. ^ "KKBA Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved September 5, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Malkan Interactive Communications KZFM/KKBA/KEYS Radio - RADIO -BROADCASTING - Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce". Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved September 18, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b Venta, Lance (September 5, 2015). "92.7 KKBA Corpus Christi Flips To Rock". RadioInsight. Retrieved September 5, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Security Check Required". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2016-02-11. 
  8. ^ "ROCK 92⚡️7 (@ROCK927CORPUS) | Twitter". twitter.com. Retrieved 2016-02-11. 
  9. ^ LinkedUpRadio, Envisionwise Website Service /. "Programs - ROCK927". www.rock927.com. Retrieved 2016-02-11. 
  10. ^ LinkedUpRadio, Envisionwise Website Service /. "ROCK927". rock927.com. Retrieved 2016-02-11. 
  11. ^ "Rock Shop". rockshop.rock927.com. Retrieved 2016-02-11. 

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