KZIU-FM

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KZIU-FM
City Weston, Oregon
Broadcast area Walla Walla, Washington
Branding 101.9 Hank FM
Slogan Country Legends
Frequency 101.9 MHz (also on HD Radio)
Translator(s) 94.5 K233CJ (College Place, relays HD3)
106.9 K295AV (Walla Walla, relays HD2)
First air date 1997 (as KZZM)
Format FM/HD1: Classic Country
HD2: AAA "106.9 The Oasis"
HD3: Sports "Fox Sports Radio"
HD4: Adult hits (KQFO simulcast)
ERP 13,500 watts
HAAT 292 meters (958 ft)
Class C2
Facility ID 78697
Transmitter coordinates 45°47′41.00″N 118°10′6.00″W / 45.7947222°N 118.1683333°W / 45.7947222; -118.1683333Coordinates: 45°47′41.00″N 118°10′6.00″W / 45.7947222°N 118.1683333°W / 45.7947222; -118.1683333
Former callsigns KZZM (1996-2005)
KMMG (2005-2006)
KUJJ (2006-2012)
Owner Alexandra Communications
Sister stations KQFO, KUJ
Webcast Listen Live
Listen Live (HD2)
Website crankthehank.com
theoasis.fm (HD2)

KZIU-FM (101.9 FM, "101.9 Hank FM") is a radio station broadcasting a classic country music format.[1] Licensed to Weston, Oregon, United States, the station is currently owned by Alexandra Communications.[2]

History[edit]

The station signed on the air in 1997 as KZZM. On February 3, 2005, the station changed its call sign to KMMG. On March 1, 2006, it changed to KUJJ and then on January 1, 2012 to the current KZIU-FM.[3]

On December 20, 2011, KUJJ changed their format from smooth jazz to contemporary hits, branded as "New Zoo 102". On January 1, 2012. KUJJ changed their call letters to KZIU-FM.

On October 18, 2015, KZIU flipped to classic country as "101.9 Hank FM".[4]

Translators[edit]

KZIU-FM also broadcasts on the following translators:

Broadcast translators of KZIU-FM
Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
Class FCC info
K233CJ 94.5 College Place, Washington 250 D FCC
K295AV 106.9 Walla Walla, Washington 240 D FCC

K233CJ 94.5 FM College Place relays KZIU-HD3. K295AV 106.9 FM Walla Walla relays KZIU-HD2.

HD Radio[edit]

KZIU airs the following formats on its HD sub channels: adult album alternative ("106.9 The Oasis") on HD2, Fox Sports Radio on HD3 and adult hits ("Bob FM 100.1", KQFO simulcast) on HD4.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Summer 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-04. 
  2. ^ "KUJJ Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2009-09-04. 
  3. ^ "KZIU Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved January 6, 2012. 
  4. ^ Hank Moves In Walla Walla

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