KOZB

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KOZB
CityLivingston, Montana
Broadcast areaBozeman, Montana
Frequency97.5 MHz
First air dateDecember 1977[1] (as KYBS)
FormatSilent
ERP100,000 watts
HAAT75 meters
ClassC1
Facility ID16777
Transmitter coordinates45°39′26.00″N 110°58′22.00″W / 45.6572222°N 110.9727778°W / 45.6572222; -110.9727778Coordinates: 45°39′26.00″N 110°58′22.00″W / 45.6572222°N 110.9727778°W / 45.6572222; -110.9727778
Former callsignsKYBS (1977–1993)
KATH (1993)
KBOZ-FM (1993–1995)
KPKX (1995–2004)
OwnerReier Broadcasting Company, Inc.
Sister stationsKBOZ, KBOZ-FM, KOBB, KOBB-FM

KOZB (97.5 FM) is a radio station licensed to serve Livingston, Montana, United States. The station is owned by Reier Broadcasting Company, Inc., which operates as the KBOZ Radio Stations Group.[2]

The offices and all the studios are located southwest of Bozeman at "Radio Ranch", 5445 Johnson Road. Its transmitter site is east of Bozeman, on Bozeman Trail Road. KBOZ-FM, KOZB, and KOBB-FM all have construction permits to move to a new shared transmitter site on top of Green Mountain, along I-90 east of Bozeman.

History[edit]

The station signed on in December 1977[1] as KYBS. It changed its call letters to KATH in April 1993; on November 25, 1993, it became KBOZ-FM. On August 1, 1995, the station switched calls to KPKX, and on August 3, 2004 it became KOZB.[3]

On June 1, 2018, KOZB and its sister stations went off the air.[4][5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 2009 (PDF). 2009. p. D-338. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
  2. ^ "KOZB Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ "KOZB Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  4. ^ Five Station Cluster Shuts Down in Bozeman Radioinsight - June 3, 2018
  5. ^ Schontzler, Gail. "KBOZ radio stations go dark, future uncertain". Bozeman Daily Chronicle. Retrieved 2018-06-08.

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