KWNR

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KWNR
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City Henderson, Nevada
Broadcast area Las Vegas Valley
Branding 95.5 The Bull
Slogan Las Vegas' New Country
Frequency 95.5 MHz (also on HD Radio)
Translator(s) 92.7 FM K224AR
First air date 1972 (as KILA)
Format Country
HD2: Classic Country
Audience share 5.2 Increase (April 2017, Nielsen Audio[1])
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 354 meters
Class C
Facility ID 61527
Callsign meaning K WiNneR (former branding)
Former callsigns KILA (1972-1985)
KYYX (1985-1987)
KLSQ (1987-1989)
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(Citicasters Licenses, Inc.)
Sister stations KYMT, KSNE
Webcast Listen Live
Website 955thebull.com

KWNR is a commercial radio station located in Henderson, Nevada, broadcasting to the Las Vegas Valley area on 95.5 FM. KWNR airs a country music format. Its studios are in Las Vegas a mile west of the Strip and its transmitter is on Black Mountain in Henderson.

KWNR broadcasts in HD.[2]

History[edit]

KWNR has been a country station in the Las Vegas area since 1990.

95.5 FM first signed on the air in 1972 as KILA. 95.5 was the original home for Christian KILA from 1972 until 1985. When KILA moved to another frequency, the short lived KYYX 95.5 FM began. It was another country format specifically designed to compete with KFMS (101.9).

KYYX never was able to compete with KFMS and floundered after two years. {1985-1987} and 95.5 switched to Hot AC KLSQ (Q95) in 1987.

In 1989, the station switched calls to KWNR and was known as "Winner 95.5". "Winner 95.5 KWNR lasted about a year before finally switching to "New Country 95.5" in September 1990.

In 2004, "New Country" was dropped and the station was known as 95.5 KWNR. The "New Country" label came back in the summer of 2006.

You can also listen online worldwide. Streaming began November 17, 2005.

It is the Las Vegas home of After Midnite.

On September 20, 2013 KWNR rebranded as "95.5 The Bull".

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Coordinates: 36°00′32″N 115°00′25″W / 36.009°N 115.007°W / 36.009; -115.007