|Broadcast area||Tulsa metropolitan area|
|Slogan||"Today's Country Variety"|
|First air date||November 16, 1973|
|HAAT||374 meters (1227 feet)|
|Callsign meaning||K Voice Of Oklahoma|
|Former callsigns||KBJH (1973-1976)
|Owner||E. W. Scripps Company
(Scripps Broadcasting Holdings LLC)
|Sister stations||KHTT, KBEZ, KXBL-FM, KFAQ, KJRH-TV|
KVOO-FM (98.5 MHz) is a commercial FM radio station in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The station is owned by the E. W. Scripps Company and it airs a country music radio format. The station picked up the heritage call sign and country format in 1988. It shared the call letters with an AM sister station that had long been known for country music in Tulsa, until the AM outlet changed to a news/talk format as KFAQ in 2002. KVOO's studios are located in Midtown Tulsa and the transmitter is in the Osage Reservation north of Sand Springs, Oklahoma.
KVOO-FM first signed on the air on November 16, 1973. Its call letters were KBJH, and it aired a Christian radio format. The station was started by evangelist Billy James Hargis and his initials were part of the call sign. The station's license was held by the American Christian College, founded by Hargis.
In 1976, the call letters were changed to KCFO. The station called itself "Love 98 FM" and it played Contemporary Christian music.
Journal Communications (KVOO-FM's owner) and The E.W. Scripps Company (owner of Tulsa's NBC network affiliate KJRH-TV) announced on July 30, 2014 that the two companies would merge to create a new broadcast company under the E.W. Scripps Company name. The new firm would own the two companies' broadcast properties, including KVOO-FM.
- http://hdradio.com/station_guides/widget.php?id=64 HD Radio Guide for Tulsa
- Broadcasting Yearbook 1977 pg. C-170
- "E.W. Scripps, Journal Merging Broadcast Ops". TVNewsCheck. July 30, 2014. Retrieved July 31, 2014.
- 98.5 KVOO-FM Website
- Journal Broadcast Group
- Query the FCC's FM station database for KVOO
- Radio-Locator information on KVOO
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KVOO
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