KTGX

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KTGX
KTGX 106.1TheTwister logo.png
City Owasso, Oklahoma
Broadcast area Tulsa Metropolitan Area
Branding 106.1 The Twister
Slogan Number One For New Country
Frequency 106.1 MHz (also on HD Radio)
106.1 HD-2 for "93.5 Chrome FM" (1950s and 1960s Oldies)
Translator(s) 93.5 K228BR (Tulsa, relays HD2)
First air date 1986 (as KVLT)
Format Country
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 403 meters
Class C
Facility ID 68294
Callsign meaning K Tulsa GenX (previous format)
Former callsigns KVLT (1986-1990)
KQLL-FM (1990-2009)
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
Webcast Listen Live
Listen Live (HD2)
Website 1061thetwister.iheart.com
935chromefm.iheart.com

KTGX (106.1 FM) is a radio station licensed to Owasso, Oklahoma, United States. The station serves the Tulsa area. The station operates on FM frequency 106.1 MHz and is under ownership of iHeartMedia, Inc.. Its studios are located at the Tulsa Event Center in Southeast Tulsa and its transmitter site is near Talala, Oklahoma. It's on-air talent by day part include: Mornings: The Bobby Bones Show, Middays: Karla Cantrell, Afternoons: Houston Gaither, Nights: Ashley King.

HD Programming[edit]

KTGX also broadcasts in HD and has an "HD2" format called "Kool Chrome" playing oldies music and is also simulcast on translator K228BR 93.5 FM, which serves downtown Tulsa.[1]

Formats[edit]

Before KTGX launched on December 28, 2009, the station aired a classic hits format, branded as "KOOL 106.1" with the call letters KQLL-FM. The format launched in 1990.

Before the launch of KOOL, the station aired an Adult Contemporary format as "Lite 106," and before that, broadcast hits from the 1960s and 1970s.

At Noon on December 28, 2009, KQLL-FM relaunched as 1990s Hits 106.1 Gen-X Radio with the first song "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana.

At 6 AM on July 3, 2012, KTGX began stunting with all-Christmas music, all-Bruce Springsteen beginning at 9 AM, and at 10 AM, the audio of the film "Twister" and an announcer saying: "Warning! There's a twister blowing into town. It's an F5, and it's coming... soon." At Noon, the station flipped to country, branded as "The Twister." The first song on "The Twister" was "Blown Away" by Carrie Underwood.

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Coordinates: 36°31′37″N 95°39′13″W / 36.5270°N 95.6536°W / 36.5270; -95.6536