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Radio Station is a set of necessary equipment which is required to carry out communication through radio waves. The main purpose of radio is to convey the information from one place to another place through non-wired media (i.e. space, air, non-conducting materials, etc.).
They the listener entertained throughout their journey either by songs or directly talking to them. So, if you want to be more entertained, here is the list of 10 best Colorado Springs Radio Stations so far:
KKFM (98.1 FM)
It was originally broadcast at 96.5 FM but switched to 98.1 in 1994. Its slogan is “Colorado’s Only REAL Classic Rock” and its broadcast content includes classic rock. In the morning, it features The Bob & Tom Show, Chuck Squire in midday, JP in the afternoon, and Iron in the night. Saturday nights include programming from Alice Cooper, Sammy Hagar, and Matt Penfield on Sunday. KKFM is now one of the most popular classic rock leaders among all the Colorado Springs Radio Stations.
KVUU (99.9 FM)
KVYU airs at a frequency of 99.9 MHz and broadcasts at HD Radio format. It runs at the slogan ”Today’s Best Variety” and ”Uplifting Upbeat Real” (HD2). Its sub channel feeds 93.97 K230B0 and 99.3 K257F0. In 2005, it played 1970’s, 1980’s and 2000’s adult contemporary music.
In 2007, it dropped 70’s and 80’s hits and evolved as Adult Top 40 on current hot AC charts including Rap music and R&B. In 2010, it moved to Hot AC sound. Their same best DJ’s are John Jay with show time 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and Lindsey Marie from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
KCME (88.7 FM)
It is an independent public radio station which is owned by Cheyenxe Mountain Public Broadcast House Inc. It airs on at 88.7 MHz frequency in classical music format with the slogan “At the moment”. It first signed on in 1990 at the frequency of 88.1 MHz and programmed Jazz. But in 2007, it dropped Jazz to focus on classical music programs.
In 2017, with the help of HD technology, it created a full-time Jazz service on its HD-2 sub channel. Some of its popular hosts are In Karmos who hosts classical music shows and Suzanne Bona who comes live with the music of faith and inspiration and Sunday Barbeque. These shows are generally aired on Sunday.
It first aired in 1955 with a frequency of 740 kHz. Its call sign means K Voice Of the Rockies and its slogan is “Depend on it”. It was previously known as “News radio 740″. Its weekday schedule begins with Colorado Springs ”Morning News” which is followed by a local late morning show hosted by Richard Randall. The repeat shoe of the sane airs at 10 p.m.
The rest of the weekday is followed by national talk shows like Limbaugh Show, The Mark Levin Show, Red Eye Radio, First Light, and America in the morning. During weekends, it features shows related to money, food, religion hosted by Katy Julie, Leo LaPorte, and Jim Daly. It also broadcasts the Air Force Falcons football and basketball games.
KKPK (92.9 Peak FM)
It is a commercial radio station that is licensed to Colorado Springs. It airs at the frequency of 92.9 MHz in an adult contemporary format. Its slogan is ”A Mountain of Favourite Songs”. It first aired on Feb 1, 1960, as 92.9 KVOR-FM in the format of popular music, news, sports, generally as a CBS Radio News Network affiliate.
Later it changed to KSPZ and then, in 2006, it changed to KKPK and became ”The New Peak FM”. It is known for its community involvement such as the promotion of ”Peak FM Pantry Paid”. At night, it tunes to the “John Test Intelligence of Your Life” program.
KKMG (98.9 Magic FM)
It is one of the most popular and recognized Colorado Springs Radio Stations in Southern Colorado. It is patrimony Top 40 (CHR) radio station located in Colorado Springs -Pueblo Denver radio market. It first aired on January 10, 1967, as KUMN and owned by Pueblo Stereo Broadcasting Company. Harwin Broadcasting acquired it in 1978 and relaunched as KPLV.
In 1981, if became KPQY. It became KKMG ”The New Magic 99″ in 1983. It aired in Churban format (CHR-Urban) and was an instant success. In 2006, the Colorado Springs Gazette voted Magic FM as the best.
KTLF (90.5 FM)
It is a radio station with a contemporary worship format. It airs at a frequency of 90.5 MHz with the slogan stating ”Keeping Lord First”. During the Christmas, it plays Christmas music mostly focuses on Christ-centered songs and some secular Christmas songs, but all featuring Christian artists.
It is licensed to the US and serves the Colorado Springs Radio Stations area. It is currently owned by Educational Communication of Colorado Springs, Inc. KTLF plays a mix of praise and worship music from artists like Chris Tomlin Michael W.
KGFT (100.7 FM)
KGFT first aired on in 1977 as KZLO (Z100) and served the Pueblo market and owned by the Salem Media Group.
It basically runs on Christian talk format at the frequency of 100.7 MHz. Its slogan is ”Life-Changing Radio”. Later, it evolved into CHR format and changed to KATM. In 1988, it moved to Colorado Springs Radio Stations and due to tough competition from CHR KIKX and KKMG, it adjusted it’s a playlist and became the market’s local ‘Rock 40’ station.
KATM was evolved as an album rock station in 1992, but in 1992 Salem Communications purchased it and became KGFT. It has various programs running from Monday to Sunday.
KRXP (103.9 FM)
It first aired in 2008 with a call name “103.9 The Eagle” with classic rock format. But from October 31, 2008, it changed to KRXP when it adapted RXP Monikar and plays alternative rock. Its slogan is “The Alternative”. It is licensed to Pueblo West and serves the Colorado Springs area.
So, now you have enough information to choose the best Colorado Springs Radio Stations to listen according to your taste whether it is classical music, contemporary music, jazz, or talk shows. Stay tuned to it and listen to your favorite DJ and enjoy yourself.