KXBG (97.9 FM) is a radio station licensed to Cheyenne, Wyoming. Owned by iHeartMedia, it broadcasts a country music format targeting the Fort Collins-Greeley, Colorado area. Its studios are located in Loveland, Colorado.

KXBG
KXBG Big 97.9 logo.png
K297AK B107.3 Everything 90's logo.jpg
Broadcast areaCheyenne, Wyoming
Fort Collins-Greeley
Frequency97.9 MHz (HD Radio)
BrandingBig 97.9
B107.3 (HD2)
Programming
FormatFM/HD1:Country
HD2: 90s hits "B107.3"
Ownership
Owner
K235BT, K246CI, KBPI, KCOL, KIIX, KOLT-FM, KPAW KSME
History
First air date
1968 (as KFBC-FM)
Former call signs
KFBC-FM (1968-1978)
KFBQ-FM (1978-1996)
KIGN (1996-2002)
KQLF (2002-2007)
KQMY (2007-2008)
Call sign meaning
K X BiG (station branding)
Technical information
Facility ID7693
ClassC1
ERP100,000 watts
HAAT293 meters (961 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
41°6′1″N 105°0′23″W / 41.10028°N 105.00639°W / 41.10028; -105.00639
Translator(s)107.3 K297AK (Loveland, CO, relays HD2)
Links
WebcastListen Live
Listen Live (HD2)
Websitehttps://big979.iheart.com/
b1073online.iheart.com (HD2)

HistoryEdit

The station was assigned the call sign KFBQ-FM on 1978-11-20. On 1996-04-15, it changed to KIGN and on 2002-06-03, to KQLF. On 2007-06-06, the station became KQMY and finally on 2008-01-17, the current KXBG.[1]

KXBG-HD2Edit

On June 29, 2017, KXBG launched a 90's hits format on its HD2 subchannel, branded as "iHeart 90s 107.3", simulcast on translator K297AK 107.3 FM in Loveland. The HD2 formerly broadcast a soft AC format. On August 11, 2017, the channel was rebranded as "B107.3".[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "KXBG Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ "Fort Collins' iHeart 90s Rebrands As B107.3". RadioInsight. 2017-08-11. Retrieved 2018-04-14.

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