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KSME (96.1 MHz, "96.1 Kiss FM") is a commercial FM radio station licensed to Greeley, Colorado. It is owned by iHeartMedia and it broadcasts a contemporary hit radio format. The station's studio is located in Loveland at Crossroads Blvd. and I-25.

KSME
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CityGreeley, Colorado
Broadcast areaFort Collins, Colorado
Loveland, Colorado
Branding96-1 Kiss FM
SloganNorthern Colorado's #1 Hit Music Station
Colorado's Finest Rock (HD2)
Frequency96.1 MHz (also on HD Radio)
Translator(s)94.9 K235BT (Fort Collins, relays HD2)
First air date1975
FormatFM/HD1:Top 40 (CHR)
HD2: Adult Album Alternative "Radio 94.9"
ERP100,000 watts
HAAT224 meters (735 ft)
ClassC1
Facility ID17626
Callsign meaningKiSs ME
Former callsignsKISF (1986-1988)
KSQI (1988-1991)
KGLL (1991-2002)
OwneriHeartMedia
(Citicasters Licenses, Inc.)
Sister stationsKBPI, KCOL-AM, KIIX, KOLT-FM, KPAW, KXBG, K235BT, K246CI, K297AK
WebcastListen Live
Listen Live (HD2)
Websitekissfmcolorado.iheart.com
radio949.iheart.com (HD2)

The station also broadcasts an HD Radio subchannel featuring an adult album alternative format branded as Radio 94.9, which is named in reference to its analog translator K235BT on 94.9 FM.

HistoryEdit

The station broadcast a country music format as KGLL-FM, 96.1 The Eagle until October 7, 2000, when it flipped to CHR as 96.1 Kiss FM. It initially carried Rick Dees in the Morning from KIIS-FM until 2002, when it switched to a local morning show hosted by program director Chris Kelly. After being moved to the afternoon in November 2008, Kelly was replaced with Johnjay and Rich from KZZP.

In December 2017, an HD Radio simulcast of adult album alternative K235BT moved from KPAW to KSME.

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