KYYX
Broadcast areaMinot, North Dakota
Frequency97.1 MHz
Branding97 KICKS
Programming
FormatCountry
AffiliationsPremiere Networks
Ownership
Owner
KCJB, KIZZ, KMXA-FM, KRRZ, KZPR
History
First air date
1966; 58 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[3]
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID55680
ClassC
ERP95,000 watts
HAAT300 meters (980 ft)
Links
Public license information
WebcastListen Live
Website97kicksfm.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, KRRZ 1390, KIZZ 93.7, KMXA-FM 99.9, and KZPR 105.3 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".
  3. ^ "Facility Technical Data for KYYX". Licensing and Management System. Federal Communications Commission.

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