|City||Keystone, South Dakota|
|Broadcast area||Rapid City, South Dakota|
|Branding||99-5 The Range|
|Repeater(s)||KRKI-FM1 Rapid City, South Dakota|
|First air date||2000|
|Former callsigns||KVAM (2000-2000)|
|Affiliations||NBC News Radio|
|Owner||Oregon Trail Broadcasting, LLC
(Bad Lands Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
KRKI (99.5 FM, "99-5 The Range") is a radio station licensed to serve Keystone, South Dakota. The station serves Rapid City, South Dakota, with an on-channel broadcast booster licensed as KRKI-FM1. The station is owned by Oregon Trail Broadcasting, LLC, through licensee Bad Lands Broadcasting Company, Inc. KRKI airs a Classic Country format.
The station signed on in 2000 as KVAM (changing its call letters to KRKI later that year) with a rhythmic format as Hip Hop Radio serving Newcastle, Wyoming. In 2007, the station upgraded to 100,000 watts and moved to Rapid City, South Dakota, with a format flip to the Real Country satellite network as US 99.5. On January 5, 2009, KRKI switched to a 24-hour simulcast of ESPN Radio becoming the first full-time sports talk station in the Rapid City market.
On November 29, 2012, KRKI's city of license was changed from Newcastle, Wyoming to Keystone, South Dakota.
|City of license||ERP
|KRKI-FM1||99.5||Rapid City, South Dakota||550||D||FCC|
- "KRKI Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
- "Rapid City station makes switch to carry ESPN Talk Radio". Rapid City Journal. January 8, 2009.
- "Area Scene: KTALK now an ESPN affiliate". Rapid City Journal. April 2, 2012.
- "Michael and Silberberg swap FMs in SD-WY border area". Radio & Television Business Report. October 8, 2012.
- Query the FCC's FM station database for KRKI
- Radio-Locator information on KRKI
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KRKI
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