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KXKT KAT103.7 logo.png
City Glenwood, Iowa
Broadcast area Omaha, Nebraska
Branding Kat 103.7
Slogan Omaha's New Country
Frequency 103.7 MHz (also on HD Radio)
First air date 1980
Format Country music
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 331 meters (1,086 ft)
Class C0
Facility ID 69686
Transmitter coordinates 41°18′31.99193″N 96°01′34.05758″W / 41.3088866472°N 96.0261271056°W / 41.3088866472; -96.0261271056Coordinates: 41°18′31.99193″N 96°01′34.05758″W / 41.3088866472°N 96.0261271056°W / 41.3088866472; -96.0261271056
Former callsigns KJAN-FM (1980-1988)
KOMJ (1988-1990)
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(Capstar TX LLC)
Webcast Listen Live
Website thekat.com

KXKT (103.7 FM) is an American radio station broadcasting a Country music format.[1] Licensed to Glenwood, Iowa, United States, the station serves the Omaha area. The station is owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. and licensed as Capstar TX LLC.[2] KXKT's studios are located at 50th Street and Underwood Avenue in Midtown Omaha, while its transmitter is located at the Omaha master antenna farm at North 72nd Street and Crown Point.

KXKT started as KJAN, an album rock station. It gradually moved to Top 40, competing against KQKQ. The call letters changed to KOMJ in 1988 and then to KXKT in 1990. Struggling against Sweet 98, the station played more and more alternative rock music, with many listeners expecting a format flip. That happened in 1992, but instead of alternative as expected, it switched to country, keeping the Paramount nickname and branding, as well as the same on-air staff, a rarity in the radio industry, where flipping formats usually results in new branding and on-air staffs.

KXKT is licensed by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to broadcast in the HD (hybrid) format.[3]

former logo


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