KXLY-FM

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KXLY-FM
City Spokane, Washington
Broadcast area Spokane, Washington
Branding The Big 99.9
Slogan Coyote Country
Frequency 99.9 MHz
Translator(s) See below
First air date September 1959
Format Country
ERP 37,000 watts
HAAT 914 meters
Class C
Facility ID 61946
Callsign meaning The XL Network (AM sister was a flagship station for a regional network)
Owner Morgan Murphy Media / Spokane Television Group
(QueenB Radio, Inc.)
Sister stations KEZE, KHTQ, KXLX, KXLY, KXLY-TV, KXMN-LP, KVNI, KZZU-FM
Webcast Listen Live
Website thebig999coyotecountry.com

KXLY-FM ("The Big 99.9 Coyote Country") is a country music outlet in Spokane, Washington that broadcasts at 99.9 MHz with an ERP of 37 kw. The station is owned by Morgan Murphy Media.

History[edit]

The station made its debut in September 1959 with an easy listening format before evolving into a soft AC format in the late 1980s. On September 12, 2006 the station switched to an adult album alternative format branded as "Spokane's River 99dot9."

It is one of seven local Spokane FM radio stations heard across Canada to subscribers of the Shaw Direct satellite TV service.[1]

On January 1, 2010, KXLY-FM (The River 99.9) moved its format to 96.9, while KEZE's country format took over 99.9.

The station's morning show is The Jay and Kevin Show. Jay and Kevin have been doing morning radio in Spokane since February 13, 1995 and joined Morgan Murphy Media in May 15, 2009.[2]

Translators[edit]

KXLY-FM also rebroadcasts on the following translators:

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
Class FCC info
K280BE 103.9 Thompson Falls, Montana 6 D FCC
K280BI 103.9 Ephrata, Washington 41 D FCC
K296BJ 107.1 Bonners Ferry, Idaho 34 D FCC

National radio shows[edit]

  • The Big Time with Whitney Allen
  • CMT Country Countdown USA with Lon Helton

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 47°39′34″N 116°57′52″W / 47.6594°N 116.9644°W / 47.6594; -116.9644