KVHT

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KVHT
106.3 KVHT.png
City Vermillion, South Dakota
Broadcast area Yankton-Vermillion
Branding Classic Hits 106.3
Frequency 106.3 MHz
Format Classic Hits
ERP 50,000 watts
HAAT 119 meters (390 feet)
Class C2
Facility ID 14708
Transmitter coordinates 42°59′45″N 96°49′25″W / 42.99583°N 96.82361°W / 42.99583; -96.82361
Former callsigns KVRF[1]
Owner Five Star Communications
Sister stations KVTK
Webcast Listen Live
Website kvht.com

KVHT (106.3 FM, "Classic Hits 106.3") is a radio station licensed to serve Vermillion, South Dakota. The station is owned by 5 Star Communications, Inc. It airs a classic hits music format.[2]

The station serves as the flagship station of the University of South Dakota football and men's and women's basketball teams. Women's basketball games that conflict with men's basketball games are broadcast on sister station KVTK.

The station was assigned the KVHT call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on May 7, 1990.[1]

Programming[edit]

Until 1999, KVHT aired the syndicated oldies program "The Lost 45s" with Barry Scott.

Honors and awards[edit]

In May 2006, KVHT won one first place plaque in the commercial radio division of the South Dakota Associated Press Broadcasters Association news contest.[3] The contest was for the 2005 calendar year.

In November 2006, the American Cancer Society recognized KVHT, Culhane Communications, and broadcaster Randy Hammer for "outstanding contributions in the fight against cancer." They were awarded the Media Mark of Excellence Award for radio in recognition of their "demonstrated commendable promotion of the American Cancer Society."[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Archived from the original on 2010-03-01. 
  3. ^ "SDPB, Yankton Stations Lauded". Yankton Press & Dakotan. 2006-05-08. 
  4. ^ "Yankton Radio Station Honored By ACS". Yankton Press & Dakotan. 2007-01-08. 

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