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City of license Plainview, Texas
Branding 103.9 The Rocket
Frequency 103.9 MHz
First air date 1988 (as KKYN-FM)
Format Classic rock
ERP 25,000 watts
HAAT 112 meters (368 feet)
Class C2
Facility ID 54682
Transmitter coordinates 34°15′47″N 101°40′30″W / 34.26306°N 101.67500°W / 34.26306; -101.67500
Former callsigns KPMB (1986-1988, CP)
KKYN-FM (1988-2002)
KVOP-FM (7/2002-9/2002)
Owner Monty Spearman and Gentry Todd Spearman
(High Plains Radio Network, LLC)

KRIA (103.9 FM, "The Rocket") is a classic rock formatted radio station licensed to serve Plainview, Texas. The station is owned by Monty Spearman and Gentry Todd Spearman, through High Plains Radio Network, LLC.


The station used the call sign KPMB from 1986 to 1988, KKYN-FM from 1988 to 2002, KVOP-FM for two months in 2002, before becoming KRIA on September 16, 2002. [1]

The station was owned by Equicom until a 2004 sale of 12 Texas radio stations to Rhattigan Broadcasting for a reported total of $3 million.[2]

KRIA-FM is part of High Plains Radio's Plainview cluster of radio stations, which includes KKYN (106.9 FM), KVOP (1090 AM) and KREW (1400 AM). High Plains Radio purchased the stations from Rhattigan Broadcasting effective March 2, 2015, at a price of $450,000.


  1. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "Changing Hands". Broadcasting and Cable. 

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