KMCK-FM
KMCK-FM logo.jpg
Broadcast areaNorthwest Arkansas including Fayetteville and Bentonville
Frequency105.7 MHz
BrandingPower 105.7
Programming
FormatTop 40 (CHR)
Ownership
Owner
KAMO-FM, KFAY, KKEG, KQSM-FM, KRMW, KYNG
History
First air date
1947 (as KUOA-FM Siloam Springs)
Technical information
Facility ID64630
ClassC1
ERP100,000 watts
HAAT145 meters (476 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
36°11′7″N 94°17′49″W / 36.18528°N 94.29694°W / 36.18528; -94.29694Coordinates: 36°11′7″N 94°17′49″W / 36.18528°N 94.29694°W / 36.18528; -94.29694
Links
WebcastListen Live!
WebsitePower1057.com

KMCK-FM (105.7 MHz) is a commercial FM radio station broadcasting a Top 40 (CHR) radio format. The station is licensed to Prairie Grove, Arkansas, and serves Northwest Arkansas. It is known as "Power 105.7" and is owned by Cumulus Media.[1]

KMCK has an effective radiated power (ERP) of 100,000 watts, the maximum for non-grandfathered FM stations. The transmitter is off Liberty Avenue in Tontitown, Arkansas.[2] Its signal reaches parts of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Missouri.

History

It signed on the air in 1947 as KUOA-FM, owned by John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.[3] It was originally powered at 2,600 watts, a fraction of its current output.

It switched to Top 40 music in 1989. Before that, KMCK was a Hot Adult Contemporary station known as "K106".

References

  1. ^ "KMCK-FM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ Radio-Locator.com/KMCK-FM
  3. ^ Information from Broadcasting Yearbook 1950 page 78