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KAPW (99.3 FM, "Mega 99.3") is a contemporary hit radio radio station licensed to White Oak, Texas, United States. The station serves the Longview-Marshall area. The station is currently owned by Reynolds Radio, Inc.[1] Studios are located on Grande Boulevard south of downtown Tyler, and KAPW's transmitter is located northwest of Gladewater.

KAPW
CityWhite Oak, Texas
Broadcast areaLongview-Marshall area
BrandingMega 99.3
SloganTu Musica
Frequency99.3 MHz
First air dateJune 1, 1997 (as KIXK)
FormatRegional Mexican
ERP34,000 watts
HAAT165 meters
ClassC2
Facility ID78631
Transmitter coordinates32°35′17.00″N 94°58′53.00″W / 32.5880556°N 94.9813889°W / 32.5880556; -94.9813889
Callsign meaningPoWer (previous branding)
Former callsignsKIXK (1997-2004)
KLBL (2004-2005)
KVEE (2005-2007)
KAJK (2007-2009)
KZTK (2009-2013)
OwnerReynolds Radio, Inc.
Sister stationsKBLZ, KAZE
Websitemega993.com

HistoryEdit

The station was assigned the call sign KIXK on June 1, 1997. February 15, 2004, the station changed its call sign to KLBL. Several times after that, the call sign was changed: 08-15-2005 to KVEE; 02-22-2007 to KAJK; 04-29-2009 to KZTK; and 07-23-2013 to the current KAPW.[2]

On February 15, 2013, KZTK dropped its talk format and began stunting.[3] The next day (February 16), KZTK launched a contemporary hit radio format, branded as "Power 99.3".

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "KAPW Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ "KAPW Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ http://radioinsight.com/blog/headlines/80933/99-3-kztk-drops-talk/

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