Regional Mexican

WRZA Becomes Nine-FM

Previous Format: Regional Mexican “La Raza 99.9” New Format: Variety Hits “99.9 Nine-FM” Date & Time Of Change: June 15, 2004 More Info: Wikipedia Aircheck Contributed by Jeremy Andrews

KBBX moves from 1420 to 97.7

After the move of Rhythmic CHR KQCH from the rimshot 97.7 signal to 94.1, Journal Broadcasting would launch Nebraska’s first FM full time hispanic station on Monday May 10th as KBBX began simulcasting its programming which had been heard on 1420 AM. That frequency would later flip to an English Talk format as KHLP.

105.9 KHOT flips from Rhythmic Oldies to Mexican “La Nueva 105.9”

Hot 105.9″ (first KBUQ, later KHOT) debuted on October 10, 1997 with a mix of mostly R&B Oldies plus some R&B and AC currents. Eventually, the currents were dropped and the station sounded similar to the “Jammin Oldies” format that was popping up all over the country. However, unlike most Jammin’ Oldies stations (which become popular quickly, only to have the novelty wear off soon thereafter), Hot 105.9 never caught fire in the ratings. On April 5, 1999, following a sale from New Century Arizona to Heftel, KHOT became “La Nueva 105.9”, offering a Regional Mexican format. Some will say that Hot 105.9’s limited signal was the culprit in its low ratings. However, La Nueva 105.9 has gotten better numbers, consistently, than Hot 105.9. Further...

101.9 KSCA Becomes La Nueva

Previous Format: AAA “FM 101.9” New Format: Regional Mexican “La Nueva 101.9” Date & Time Of Change: February 5, 1997 at 12:00am More Info: Wikipedia

92.7 KJAZ Signs Off

Previous Format: Jazz KJAZ New Format: Regional Mexican “La Z” KZSF Date & Time Of Change: July 31, 1994 More Info: Wikipedia Aircheck Contributed by Steve Worth

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