KYYX

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KYYX
97 Kicks FM logo
City Minot, North Dakota
Branding 97 Kicks FM
Slogan Minot's Hot New Country
Frequency 97.1 FM (MHz)
First air date 1966
Format Commercial; Country
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 300 meters
Class C
Callsign meaning Pronounced as kicks
Former callsigns

KHHT (1984-1992)

KYND (1983-1984) [1]

KCJB-FM (1966-1983) [2]
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(CC Licenses, LLC)
Sister stations KCJB, KIZZ, KMXA-FM, KRRZ, KYYX, KZPR
Website http://www.97kicksfm.com/

KYYX (97.1 FM) is a country music radio station in Minot, North Dakota, owned by iHeartMedia, Inc.. The call sign "KYYX" is pronounced as "kicks" and the station's nickname is "97 Kicks FM".

iHeartMedia, Inc. also owns and operates KCJB 910 (Classic Country/Talk), KRRZ 1390 (Classic Hits/Talk), KIZZ 93.7 (Top 40), KMXA-FM 99.9 (AC), and KZPR 105.3 (Active Rock) in Minot.

Previous KYYX stations[edit]

This radio station is not the first with the call letters KYYX. The original KYYX operated as a new wave-themed radio station in Seattle, Washington in the early 1980s. A country radio station in Las Vegas, Nevada, operated as KYYX from 1985 to 1987 before going off the air and changing its call letters.

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Coordinates: 48°03′04″N 101°20′31″W / 48.051°N 101.342°W / 48.051; -101.342