KTWF
Simulcast with KTFW-FM 92.1 Glen Rose, Texas
Broadcast areaWichita Falls, Texas
Frequency95.5 MHz
Branding95.5 Hank FM
Programming
FormatClassic country
Ownership
OwnerLKCM Radio Group, L.P.
KTFW-FM, KFWR, KRVF
History
First air date
August 16, 1996 (1996-08-16)
Former call signs
KJKB (1996–2013)
KXPN-FM (2013–2020)
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID855
ClassC3
ERP19,000 watts
HAAT115 meters (377 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
33°41′3.60″N 98°36′45.80″W / 33.6843333°N 98.6127222°W / 33.6843333; -98.6127222
Links
Public license information
WebcastListen live
Websitewww.921hankfm.com

KTWF (95.5 FM; Hank FM) is a radio station licensed to Scotland, Texas serving the Wichita Falls, Texas area with a classic country format. The station is owned and operated by LKCM Radio Group. KTWF's studios are located on Call Field Rd in the southwest portion of Wichita Falls. The transmitter site is about seven miles north of Archer City, Texas.

History

KTWF signed on the air August 16, 1996 as KJKB. Originally branded Boss 95.5, the station aired a classic rock format. On March 4, 2013, the station changed its call sign to KXPN-FM and switched formats from classic rock to sports as 95.5 ESPN with programming from ESPN Radio.[1]

On April 5, 2020, KXPN-FM changed their format from sports to classic country, branded as “95.5 Hank FM”.[2] A call sign change to KTWF followed on June 2, 2020.

Former sports programming

KXPN-FM previously aired syndicated programming from ESPN Radio. The Lone Star Outdoor Show hosted by Cable Smith aired Saturday mornings from 8-9 a.m.,[3] followed by a local show hosted by longtime Wichita Falls sports personality Andy Austin from 9-10 a.m. Austin also provided local updates weekdays at 7:25 a.m. and 9:25 a.m.

In July 2013, Midwestern State University announced KXPN-FM would be the new flagship station for Midwestern State Mustangs athletics. The station aired live broadcasts of MSU football and men's and women's basketball, as well as pregame and postgame shows. The station also aired weekly coaches' shows for the teams.[4]

Starting with the 2015 season, KXPN-FM was the flagship station for Wichita Falls High School football, agreeing on a multi-year deal with the school.[5]

KXPN-FM had been a radio affiliate of the Texas Rangers since 2013.

Former personalities

Former local on-air personalities included Debbie Watts, and Jackie B, of The Boss Morning Show, as well as former host and program director Jerrod Knight.

References

  1. ^ "FCCInfo Results".
  2. ^ Hank FM Comes to Wichita Falls Radioinsight - April 5, 2020
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-07-03. Retrieved 2015-07-28.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Radio broadcasts moving to 95.5 ESPN". Wichita Falls Times-Record News. July 10, 2013.
  5. ^ "Coyote Football to Air on ESPN in 2015". WFHS Coyotes. July 16, 2015.[permanent dead link]