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City Manhattan, Kansas
Broadcast area Salina-Manhattan
Branding 101.5 K-Rock
Frequency 101.5 MHz
Format Mainstream rock
ERP 37,000 watts
HAAT 176 meters (577 ft)
Class C2
Facility ID 39784
Transmitter coordinates 39°15′54.98695″N 96°27′57.00341″W / 39.2652741528°N 96.4658342806°W / 39.2652741528; -96.4658342806Coordinates: 39°15′54.98695″N 96°27′57.00341″W / 39.2652741528°N 96.4658342806°W / 39.2652741528; -96.4658342806
Owner Manhattan Broadcasting Company
Sister stations KACZ, KMAN, KXBZ
Webcast Listen live

KMKF (101.5 FM) is a radio station licensed to Manhattan, Kansas, and serves the eastern portion of the Salina-Manhattan radio market. The station is currently owned by Manhattan Broadcasting Company.[1]

"K-Rock" airs a format of mainstream rock. Personalities include Cate Carrier and Dan Halen (The Morning Ritual), middays with Mitch Fortner, and afternoons with Mr. Crowley. Andy Crowl also serves as the Program Director for the station. K-Rock also airs "The House of Hair with Dee Snider", and "The Side Show with Nikki Sixx" on Sunday evenings.

KMKF, along with sister station KMAN-AM, is the flagship station of the K-State Sports Network, airing Kansas State University Football and Men's Basketball games. The station also airs the locally-produced "Powercat Gameday" program, as well as the radio shows of both football head coach Bill Snyder and basketball coach Bruce Weber.

KMKF is part of Manhattan Broadcasting Company, which also owns and operates KMAN (News Talk/Sports), KXBZ (Hot Country), and KACZ (Top 40). MBC also provides an ever-increasing digital presence, with video facilities in their recently-expanded offices.

Corey Reeves began his radio career at MBC on-air with K-Rock (as "Cadillac" Corey Dean), working up to co-hosting the morning show until 2012. He then became Operations Manager, getting promoted to General Manager to succeed Rich Wartell in November 2015. Andrea Besthorn is the Sales Manager for the company.

Former Staff[edit]

Jason Sellers

Kylie Powers

Jared O'Neal


Shawn Rock


"Scarface" Jeremy Weiland

"Doc" Rock

Jason Schlitz


  1. ^ "KMKF Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2011-08-14. 

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