KKIN-FM

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KKIN-FM
KKIN AM-FM.png
City Aitkin, Minnesota
Broadcast area Aitkin, Minnesota
Aitkin County, Minnesota
Branding 94.3 FM Classic Country
Frequency 94.3 MHz
First air date January 3, 1972[1]
Format Classic Country
Power 14,000 watts
HAAT 133 meters
Class C3
Facility ID 69485
Transmitter coordinates 46°41′18.0″N 93°35′58.0″W / 46.688333°N 93.599444°W / 46.688333; -93.599444
Former callsigns KKIN-FM (1971–1972)
KEZZ (1972–1996)
Owner R & J Broadcasting, Inc.
Sister stations KFGI, KKIN, KLKS, WWWI, WWWI-FM

KKIN-FM (94.3 FM) is a Classic Country formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Aitkin, Minnesota, serving Aitkin and Aitkin County, Minnesota. Established in 1972,[1] KKIN-FM is owned and operated by R & J Broadcasting.

History[edit]

KKIN-FM signed on January 3, 1972;[1] later that year, the call letters were changed to KEZZ.[2] The KKIN-FM call sign returned on August 16, 1996.[3]

On September 16, 2016, Red Rock Radio announced that it would sell KKIN-FM to R & J Broadcasting as part of an eight station deal;[4] the sale was completed on December 21, 2016.[5]

Programming[edit]

KKIN-FM also airs local, state, and national sporting events, and has shows such as Community Connection on Weekday mornings.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 1999 (PDF). 1999. p. D-231. Retrieved April 21, 2017. 
  2. ^ "For the Record" (PDF). Broadcasting. March 13, 1972. Retrieved April 21, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Call Sign History (KKIN-FM)". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved April 21, 2017. 
  4. ^ Venta, Lance (September 16, 2016). "Red Rock Radio Continues Sell-Off With Two Deals". RadioInsight. Retrieved April 20, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Consummation Notice". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. December 22, 2016. Retrieved April 20, 2017. 

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