KMKO-FM

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KMKO-FM
City Lake Crystal, Minnesota
Broadcast area Mankato, Minnesota
Branding 95.7 The Rock Station
Frequency 95.7 FM (MHz)
Translator(s) 101.7 K269EC (Mankato)
First air date September 29, 2005 (as KQYK)
Format Commercial; Mainstream Rock
ERP 6,000 watts
HAAT 100 meters
Class A
Facility ID 164294
Former callsigns KQYK (2005-2012)
Owner Digity, LLC
(Digity 3E License, LLC)
Sister stations KEEZ, KYSM-FM, KRBI-FM
Webcast Stream
Website 95.7 The Rock Station

KMKO-FM (95.7 FM) is an American radio station licensed to serve the community of Lake Crystal, Minnesota, broadcasting to the Mankato area and the Minnesota River Valley. The station airs a mainstream rock format.

The station is rebroadcast in Mankato on translator K269EC 101.7 FM, which provides a stronger signal in the downtown area.

History[edit]

The station went on the air as KQYK on September 29, 2005, with a country format as "The Eagle".[1] On September 26, 2007, the station flipped to active rock as "95.7 The Blaze," with a format and logo similar to that of sister station KIBZ in Lincoln, Nebraska. On February 1, 2012, KQYK changed their call sign to KMKO-FM. On February 20th, 2012, at 11am, KMKO-FM switched to a news/talk format, as Fake It by Seether faded into The Jim Rome Show.[2] The station flipped back to Active Rock as "95-7 The Rock Station" on December 6, 2012. [3]

KMKO-FM is owned by Digity, LLC, through licensee Digity 3E License, LLC, with sister stations KEEZ, KYSM-FM and KRBI-FM.

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KQYK logo

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