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KZZI (95.9 FM, "The Eagle") is a radio station licensed to serve Belle Fourche, South Dakota, serving the Rapid City, South Dakota market. The station is owned by Riverfront Broadcasting, LLC. It airs a Country music format.[2]

KZZI
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CityBelle Fourche, South Dakota
Broadcast areaRapid City, South Dakota
BrandingThe Eagle
Slogan"Real Country Variety"
Frequency95.9 MHz
FormatCountry
ERP100,000 watts
HAAT545 meters (1788 feet)
ClassC
Facility ID38630
Transmitter coordinates44°19′35″N 103°50′06″W / 44.32639°N 103.83500°W / 44.32639; -103.83500
Former callsignsKBFS-FM, KDFX[1]
OwnerRiverfront Broadcasting, LLC
Sister stationsKDDX, KOTA, KQRQ, KZLK
WebcastListen Live
Websitehttp://www.myeaglecountry.com/

The station was assigned the KZZI call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on April 1, 1995.[1]

OwnershipEdit

In February 1999, Western South Dakota Broadcasting LLC reached an agreement to purchase this station from Lovcom, for a reported $79,006.[3] The station was then sold to Riverfront Broadcasting in 2019.[4]

Honors and awardsEdit

In May 2006, KZZI won one first place plaque in the commercial radio division of the South Dakota Associated Press Broadcasters Association news contest.[5] The contest was for the 2005 calendar year.

TranslatorsEdit

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
Height
m (ft)
Class FCC info
K242BK 96.3 FM Rapid City, South Dakota 250 119.6 m (392 ft) D FCC

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database.
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Archived from the original on 2010-03-01.
  3. ^ Holmes, Alisa (1999-02-15). "Changing Hands". Broadcasting & Cable.
  4. ^ "Duhamel Broadcasting sale 'bittersweet' after 75-year history in the Black Hills", Rapid City Journal, 10 January 2019. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  5. ^ "SDPB, Yankton Stations Lauded". Yankton Press & Dakotan. 2006-05-08.

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