KYYX
KYYX 97KICKs logo.png
Broadcast areaMinot, North Dakota
Frequency97.1 FM (MHz)
Branding97 KICKS
Programming
FormatCommercial; Country
Ownership
Owner
KCJB, KIZZ, KMXA-FM, KRRZ, KZPR
History
First air date
1966; 56 years ago (1966)
Former call signs
KCJB-FM (1966–1983)[1]
KYND (1983–1984)
KHHT (1984–1992)[2]
Call sign meaning
Pronounced as kicks
Technical information
Facility ID55680
ClassC
ERP95,000 watts
HAAT300 meters (980 ft)
Links
WebcastListen Live
Websitehttps://97kicksfm.iheart.com/

KYYX (97.1 FM) is a country music radio station in Minot, North Dakota, owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. The call sign "KYYX" is pronounced as "kicks" and the station's nickname is "97 Kicks FM".

iHeartMedia, Inc. also owns and operates KCJB 910 (Country/Talk), KRRZ 1390 (Classic Hits/Talk), KIZZ 93.7 (Top 40), KMXA-FM 99.9 (AC), and KZPR 105.3 (Mainstream Rock) in Minot.

Previous KYYX stations

This radio station is not the first with the call letters KYYX. The original KYYX operated as a new wave-themed radio station in Seattle, Washington, in the early 1980s. A country radio station in Las Vegas, Nevada, operated as KYYX from 1985 to 1987 before going off the air and changing its call letters.

References

  1. ^ http://www.americanradiohistory.com/Archive-BC-YB/1983/B-Radio-1983-YB.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  2. ^ "FCCInfo Results".

Coordinates: 48°03′04″N 101°20′31″W / 48.051°N 101.342°W / 48.051; -101.342