KXXY-FM

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KXXY-FM
City Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Broadcast area Oklahoma City metropolitan area
Branding 96.1 KXY
Slogan "Oklahoma's Classic Country"
Frequency 96.1 MHz (also on HD Radio)
96.1 HD-2 KTOK simulcast
First air date October 1964 (as KOCY-FM)
Format Classic Country
ERP 94,900 watts
HAAT 372 meters (1,220 ft)
Class C0
Facility ID 58389
Callsign meaning the extra X is not used in KXY branding
Former callsigns KOCY-FM (1964-1973)
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
Webcast Listen Live
Website kxy.com

KXXY-FM (96.1 FM, "96.1 KXY") is a country music formatted radio station serving the Oklahoma City area and is owned by iHeartMedia, Inc.. KXY is also the flagship station of the Oklahoma City Barons hockey team. Its transmitter is located in Northeast Oklahoma City, and studios are located at the 50 Penn Place building on the Northwest side.

History[edit]

The first known format of then KOCY-FM was rock music and the station was known as "96X." The station later changed its calls in 1973 to KXXY-FM and was also known as "96 Rock." The station changed formats to country in the 1980s. A simulcast was carried on AM 1340 KXXY-AM (now KEBC) for a short time as well. On Air--- Bill & Shawn 5-10a Bill Reed 10A-noon... Bob Pickett noon-6... Tom Travis 6-mid

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Coordinates: 35°35′53″N 97°29′24″W / 35.598°N 97.490°W / 35.598; -97.490