|City||Bismarck, North Dakota|
|Slogan||Today's Hottest Music|
|Frequency||97.5 FM (MHz)|
|First air date||1993|
|Format||Commercial; Top 40 (CHR)|
|Callsign meaning||CaT Country (original format)|
(Townsquare Media Bismarck License, LLC)
|Sister stations||KACL, KBYZ, KLXX, KUSB|
KKCT, known as Hot 97.5, is a Top 40 (CHR) radio station licensed to Bismarck, North Dakota. Hot 97.5 is Bismarck's home for the "Kidd Kraddick Morning Show" as well as "PopCrush Nights with Lisa Paige" and "Dawson McAllister Live"
Townsquare Media also owns KLXX 1270 (Talk), KBYZ 96.5 (Classic rock), KACL 98.7 (Oldies), and KUSB 103.3 (Country) in the Bismarck-Mandan area. All the studios are at 4303 Memorial Highway in Mandan.
KKCT signed on in 1993 with a country music format as "Kat Kountry", which later became "K-Kountry". KKCT flipped to Contemporary Hit Radio (Top 40) as "Hot 97.5" in 2004, which led to competitor KYYY "Y93" switching to an adult contemporary format. Y93 changed back to Top 40/CHR in September 2012.
- Chase Powers (now at KMCK Fayetteville, AR)
- Dan Edwards (now at KTWN-FM Minneapolis, MN)
- Teddy P (now at a DJ service in Reno, NV)
- Reed (now at 89X Detroit)
- Chris Ryan (now at WWHX Bloomington-Normal, IL)
- Mike Mason (now at KZGF Grand Forks)
- Kyle (now at KQWB-FM Fargo)
- Hot 97.5 official website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for KKCT
- Radio-Locator information on KKCT
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KKCT
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