KKLR-FM

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KKLR-FM
KKLR Clear94 logo.png
City Poplar Bluff, Missouri
Branding Clear 94
Slogan "The Best Country"
Frequency 94.5 MHz
First air date August 31, 1989
Format Country
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 245 meters (804 feet)
Class C1
Facility ID 6016
Transmitter coordinates 36°45′46″N 90°26′03″W / 36.76278°N 90.43417°W / 36.76278; -90.43417
Callsign meaning "KLeaR"
Former callsigns KPBM-FM (?-1984)
KWOC-FM (1984-1989)[1]
Owner Max Media
Mississippi River Radio
(MRR License LLC)
Sister stations KJEZ, KWOC
Website clear94.com

KKLR-FM (94.5 FM, "Clear 94") is a radio station licensed to serve Poplar Bluff, Missouri. The station is owned by Max Media. It airs a country music format.[2] KKLR serves Poplar Bluff, southeast Missouri and extreme northeast Arkansas. KKLR's signal can be heard from West Plains, Missouri to Union City, Tennessee and from Farmington, Missouri to Osceola, Arkansas.

The station was assigned the KKLR call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on August 31, 1989.[1]

Ownership[edit]

In December 2003, Mississippi River Radio, acting as Max Media LLC (John Trinder, president/COO), reached an agreement to purchase WCIL, WCIL-FM, WUEZ, WXLT, WOOZ-FM, WJPF, KGIR, KZIM, KEZS-FM, KCGQ-FM, KMAL, KLSC, KWOC, KJEZ, KKLR-FM, KGKS, and KSIM from the Zimmer Radio Group (James L. Zimmer, owner).[3] The reported value of this 17 station transaction was $43 million.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Archived from the original on 2010-03-01. 
  3. ^ Homan, John D. (2003-12-19). "Zimmer sells 17 radio stations". Southern Illinoisan. The Zimmer Radio Group, a family-owned media company, announced Wednesday it will sell 17 of its 32 stations [...] to Mississippi River Radio. 
  4. ^ "Changing Hands - 1/12/2004". Broadcasting & Cable. 2004-01-12. 

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