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KNGT Gator99.5 logo.png
City Lake Charles, Louisiana
Broadcast area Southwest Louisiana/Southeast Texas
Branding Gator 99.5
Slogan "Today's Country Hits For Southwest Louisiana and Southeast Texas"
Frequency 99.5 MHz
First air date November 8, 1965 (as KPLC-FM)[1]
Format Modern Country
ERP 100,000 Watts
HAAT 357 meters (1,171 ft)
Class C0
Callsign meaning GaTor (branding)
Former callsigns KPLC-FM (1965-1982)
KHEZ (1982-1983)
KHEZ-FM (1983-1985)
KHLA (1985-2002)
KBXG (2002-2005)[2]
Affiliations New Orleans Saints radio network
Owner Townsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Lake Charles License, LLC)
Sister stations KHLA, KJEF, KJMH, KLCL, KTSR
also part of the Townsquare Media cluster: TV Station KJEF-CA

KNGT (99.5 FM, "Gator 99.5") is a radio station licensed to Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States, broadcasting a country music format. The station is currently owned by Townsquare Media.[3] The station is home to Kris and Scott in the Morning, Kelly in the Midday, and Dale Mann in the Afternoon. KNGT is one of three country stations in Lake Charles.The station broadcasts from the KVHP TV tower 5 miles northwest of Edgerly.

The station adopted the country format in 2002 as K-BIG 99 with call letters KBXG. In 2005 the station switched to gator 99.5 with call letters KNGT. From 1985 to 2002 the station had an adult contemporary format as LA 99 with call letters KHLA.


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Coordinates: 30°17′28″N 93°34′37″W / 30.291°N 93.577°W / 30.291; -93.577