KXBG

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KXBG
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City Cheyenne, Wyoming
Broadcast area Cheyenne, Wyoming
Fort Collins-Greeley
Branding Big 97.9
Slogan Northern Colorado's #1 for New Country
Frequency 97.9 MHz (also on HD Radio)
Translator(s) 107.3 K297AK (Loveland, CO, relays HD2)
First air date 1968 (as KFBC-FM)
Format Country
HD2: 90s hits "B107.3"
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 165 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 7693
Transmitter coordinates 41°6′1.00″N 105°0′23.00″W / 41.1002778°N 105.0063889°W / 41.1002778; -105.0063889
Callsign meaning K X BiG Country
Former callsigns KFBC-FM (1968-1978)
KFBQ-FM (1978-1996)
KIGN (1996-2002)
KQLF (2002-2007)
KQMY (2007-2008)
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(Citicasters Licenses, Inc.)
Webcast Listen Live
Listen Live (HD2)
Website big979.com
b1073online.iheart.com (HD2)

KXBG (97.9 FM, Big 97.9) is a radio station broadcasting a Country format. Licensed to Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States, the station serves the Fort Collins-Greeley, Colorado area. The station is currently owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. and licensed Citicasters Licenses, L.P.[1] The KXBG studios are located in Loveland, Colorado.[2]

History[edit]

The station was assigned the call sign KFBQ-FM on 1978-11-20. On 1996-04-15 it changed to KIGN and on 2002-06-03 to KQLF. On 2007-06-06 the station became KQMY and finally on 2008-01-17 the current KXBG.[3]

KXBG-HD2[edit]

On June 29, 2017 KXBG launched a 90's hits format on its HD2 subchannel, branded as "iHeart 90s", simulcast on translator K297AK 107.3 FM Loveland, CO. On August 11, 2017 KXBG-HD2/K297AK rebranded as "B107.3".[4]

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