KBST-FM
KBST-FM logo.png
Frequency95.7 MHz
BrandingK-Best 95.7
Programming
FormatCountry
Ownership
OwnerKbest Media, LLC
KBST AM, KBTS FM
History
First air date
1961
Former call signs
KWKI, KWKI-FM[1]
Call sign meaning
"Big Spring Texas, Best"
Technical information
Facility ID33685
ClassC2
ERP33,000 watts
HAAT140 meters (459 feet)
Transmitter coordinates
32°13′13″N 101°26′25″W / 32.22028°N 101.44028°W / 32.22028; -101.44028
Links
Website[1]

KBST-FM (95.7 FM, "K-Best 95.7") is a radio station licensed to serve Big Spring, Texas. The station is owned by Kbest Media, LLC. It airs a country music format.[2] KBST FM is considered the best and most prolific radio station in Howard County. The morning show, is simulcast on KBST AM, Suddenlink Cable Channel 2, Antenna Receiver Channel 99, Stanton Cable Channel 10, and kbst.com.

The station was assigned the KBST-FM call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on March 17, 1989.[1]

The station began in 1961 as independently owned KFNE (K-Fine) on 95.3 MHz. The studios and transmitter were in a downtown building. Longtime Texas broadcaster John B. Walton, Jr. had a one-third ownership interest in the 1960s until the station was sold to crosstown 1270 KHEM (AM) (now deleted). The transmitter was moved to the nearby hill above Big Spring.

References

  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database.
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Archived from the original on 2010-03-01.