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WGKS logo.jpg
City Paris, Kentucky
Broadcast area Lexington-Fayette
Branding KISS 96.9
Slogan "Better Music for A Better Workday"
Frequency 96.9 MHz
First air date 1968
Format Adult Contemporary
ERP 50,000 watts
HAAT 150 meter2 ft)
Class C2
Facility ID 36140
Transmitter coordinates 38°7′32.00″N 84°21′12.00″W / 38.1255556°N 84.3533333°W / 38.1255556; -84.3533333
Callsign meaning W G KiSs[1]
Former callsigns WCOZ (1985-1992)
WCOZ-FM (1992-1992)
Affiliations Westwood One
Premiere Networks
Owner L.M. Communications, Inc.
Webcast Listen Live
Website 969kissfm.com

WGKS (96.9 MHz) is a commercial FM radio station broadcasting an Adult Contemporary radio format and calling itself "Kiss 96.9." Licensed to Paris, Kentucky, the station serves the Lexington-Fayette media market. The station is owned by L.M. Communications, Inc.[2] Studios and offices are on West Main Street in Lexington.[3] The transmitter is off Houston Antioch Road, also in Lexington.[4]

WGKS airs two weekday syndicated shows. The Bob and Sheri Show from WLNK in Charlotte, North Carolina, is heard in morning drive time. And the Delilah Show is heard evenings.


The station was assigned the call sign WCOZ on February 25, 1984. On June 11, 1992, the station changed its call letters to WCOZ-FM. Then just over a week later, on June 19, the station changed its call sign to the current WGKS.[5]


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