KNDE (95.1 FM, "Candy 95.1") is a radio station with a Top 40 (CHR) format licensed to College Station, Texas.

KNDE
KNDE Candy95 logo.png
CityCollege Station, Texas
Broadcast areaBryan-College Station
BrandingCandy 95
SloganAggieland's Hit Music Station
Frequency95.1 MHz (HD Radio)
Translator(s)97.7 K249ET (College Station, relays HD4)
102.7 K274CM (College Station, relays HD3)
First air dateAugust 8, 1964 (as WTAW-FM at 92.1)[1]
FormatFM/HD1: Top 40 (CHR)
HD2: AAA "Fusion Radio"
HD3: Regional Mexican "La Jefa 102.7"
HD4: Classic country "Willie 97.7"
ERP38,000 watts
HAAT171 m (561 ft)
ClassC2
Facility ID7631
Call sign meaningthe callsign sounds like the word Candy
Former call signsWTAW-FM (1964-1982)
KTAW (1982-1987)
KTSR (1987-2003)
Former frequencies92.1 MHz (1964-2003)
OwnerBryan Broadcasting Corporation
(Bryan Broadcasting License Corporation)
WebcastListen Live
Listen Live (HD2)
Websitecandy95.com
fusionradiohd.com
"Willy" Facebook page

Candy 95's current line-up features the show "Morning Candy" with Frito and Katy, Mid-Days with Audrey Rose, and The Afternoon Shift with Catnip. It is owned and operated by Bryan Broadcasting Company through its licensee Bryan Broadcasting License Corporation, based locally in College Station, Texas. Its studios are in College Station and its transmitter is in Bryan.

HistoryEdit

Before 2003, KNDE broadcast on 92.1 FM as WTAW-FM and rock station KTSR. KTSR flipped to KNDE in March 2003, featuring programs such as The Morning Zoo with Mason and Mack, Lesley K in middays, Jerry Kidd in the afternoons and Tripp Daily at night replacing the long-standing rock station "Star 92" KTSR 92.1 which began in 1980.

Former logosEdit

 

Former DJsEdit

  • Krash
  • Elizabethany
  • Bobby Mason
  • Scotty Mack
  • Bo-Bo the Monkey Boy
  • Lesley K
  • Tripp Daily
  • Jerry Kidd
  • Tic-Tac
  • Maddie
  • Brad Mitchell
  • Mike Retro
  • Lindsey Hall
  • Adam Knight
  • Ebony Williams
  • Rick Lavere

HD RadioEdit

In 2009, KNDE began broadcasting in HD with side channels. The HD1 rebroadcasts the analog signal of KNDE.

KNDE-HD2Edit

KNDE-HD2 airs 80's and 90's classic country on "Willy 97.7."

KNDE-HD3Edit

KNDE-HD3 airs a Regional Mexican format known as "La Jefa 102.7".

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Broadcasting Yearbook 1976" (PDF). 1976. p. C-191. Retrieved July 31, 2019.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 30°41′17″N 96°25′34″W / 30.688°N 96.426°W / 30.688; -96.426