|Broadcast area||Bakersfield, California|
|Slogan||"Bakersfield's Old School & Throwbacks"|
|First air date||November 3, 1990 (as KCHT)|
|HAAT||119 meters (390 feet)|
|Former callsigns||KCHT (11/1990-5/1994)
|Owner||Alpha Media, LLC
(Alpha Media Licensee LLC)
|Sister stations||KLLY, KNZR, KNZR-FM|
KKBB (99.3 FM, "Groove 99-3") is a commercial radio station located in Bakersfield, California. The station is owned by Alpha Media, LLC, through licensee Alpha Media Licensee LLC. KKBB airs a rhythmic oldies music format. The station was assigned the KKBB call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on December 9, 1994.
KKBB was originally known by the call letters of KCHT airing a Top 40 music format branded as "The Heat". The radio station was built and owned by Elgee Broadcasting Corporation. It signed on the air for the first time at 6:00PM PT on November 3, 1990. The music programming was syndicated by ABC Radio Networks.
In 1994, ABC Radio Networks ceased syndication of their Top 40 "Heat" format. KCHT changed their call letters to KOQQ then KKBB and adopted a classic rock music format that lasted until 2003 when the format was changed to rhythmic oldies, rebranded as Groove 99.3.
The current weekday line-up on this station includes local hosts Danny P on mornings, Erik Fox on mid-days, Emilio on afternoons, and Lisa St. Regis on nights.
- Groove 99.3 KKBB official website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for KKBB
- Radio-Locator information on KKBB
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KKBB
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