KKSR

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KKSR
City Walla Walla, Washington
Broadcast area Tri-Cities, Washington
Branding 95.7 More FM
Slogan More Music, More Variety
Frequency 95.7 MHz
First air date January 8, 1980 (as KUJ-FM)
Format Adult Contemporary
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 427 meters
Class C
Facility ID 35717
Transmitter coordinates 45°59′4.00″N 118°10′8.00″W / 45.9844444°N 118.1688889°W / 45.9844444; -118.1688889
Former callsigns KUJ-FM (1980-1985)
KNLT (1985-2008)
Owner James Ingstad
(Ingstad Radio Washington, LLC)
Sister stations KALE, KJOX, KIOK, KUJ-FM, KEGX,
Webcast Listen Live
Website 957morefm.com

KKSR (95.7 FM, "95.7 More FM") is a radio station licensed to Walla Walla, Washington, serving the Tri-Cities area. The station is currently owned by James Ingstad of Fargo, North Dakota.[1]

History[edit]

The station went on the air as KUJ-FM on January 8, 1980. On August 12, 1985, the station changed its call sign to KNLT. On September 29, 2008, the station changed its call sign to the current KKSR.[2]

In 2009, KKSR became one of the first stations in North America to change its format to Christmas music for the holiday season, doing so at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time on October 30.[3]

KKSR flipped to an oldies format heavy on 60s and 70s hits as "95.7 Fun FM" on Monday, December 28, 2009.

On March 2, 2012 KKSR changed their format to adult hits, branded as "Cities 95.7".

On September 30, 2013 KKSR changed their format to classic hits, branded as "Classic Hits 95.7".[4]

On September 19, 2016 KKSR and KALE/K291BS swapped formats, with KKSR becoming adult contemporary as "95.7 More FM".[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "KKSR Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "KKSR Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ Kennewick station makes switch to Christmas music today. Tri-City Herald (2009-10-30). Retrieved 2009-10-31.
  4. ^ KKSR Leaves the Cities for Classic Hits Radioinsight - September 30, 2013
  5. ^ Ingstad Swaps Formats in Washington's Tri-Cities Radioinsight - September 19, 2016

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