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City Key Colony Beach, Florida
Broadcast area Florida Keys area
Branding Pirate Radio 101.7 FM and 96.7 FM for Key West
Frequency 101.7 and 96.7 MHz
First air date May 11, 1989
Format Adult Album Alternative
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 138 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 73170
Transmitter coordinates 24°41′30.00″N 81°6′31.00″W / 24.6916667°N 81.1086111°W / 24.6916667; -81.1086111
Callsign meaning W Keys
Former callsigns WKKB (May 11, 1989-November 2, 1998)
Former frequencies 101.3 MHz (May 11, 1989-2008)
Affiliations [None]
Owner Keys Media Company, Inc.
Webcast Listen Live
Website pirateradiokeywest.com

WKYZ (101.7 FM) is a radio station broadcasting an Adult Album Alternative format. Licensed to Key Colony Beach, Florida, United States, the station serves the Florida Keys area. The station is currently owned by Keys Media Company, Inc. and featured programming from Jones Radio Network.[1]


logo under previous format

The station went on the air as WKKB on May 11, 1989. On November 2, 1998, the station changed its call sign to the current WKYZ.[2] It has broadcast a classic rock format in the past. On May 1, 2009, WKYZ returned to the air (after two months of silence) with talk, simulcasting WFFG 1300 AM Marathon, FL. On August 7, 2011, the simulcast with WFFG ended and the station adopted a AAA format with the branding "The New Pirate Radio 101.7 FM".


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