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City Lake Charles, Louisiana
Broadcast area Southwestern Louisiana
Branding "Kicks 96"
Slogan "Southwest Louisiana's Country Leader"
Frequency 96.1 FM MHz
First air date January, 1976[1]
Format Country[2]
Power 100,000 Watts
HAAT 146 meters (479 ft)
Class C1
Facility ID 38601
Transmitter coordinates 30°14′41.0″N 93°20′37.0″W / 30.244722°N 93.343611°W / 30.244722; -93.343611
Callsign meaning play on the word "Kicks"
Former callsigns KSNS (1976-1981)
Owner Cumulus Media
(Cumulus Licensing LLC)
Sister stations KAOK, KBIU, KKGB, KQLK, KXZZ
Webcast KYKZ Webstream
Website KYKZ Online

KYKZ is a Country formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Lake Charles, Louisiana, serving Southwestern Louisiana.[2] KYKZ is owned and operated by Cumulus Media.[3]


  1. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 2010 (PDF). ProQuest, LLC/Reed Publishing (Nederland), B.V. 2010. p. D-254. Retrieved June 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved June 15, 2015. 
  3. ^ "KYKZ Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved June 15, 2015. 

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