KFSZ

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KFSZ
KFSZ-FM hits logo.png
City Munds Park, Arizona
Broadcast area Flagstaff, Arizona
Branding Hits 106
Slogan All The Hits
Frequency 106.1 MHz
First air date 2008
Format Top 40 (CHR)
Language(s) English
ERP 4,300 watts
HAAT 468 meters (1,535 ft)
Class C2
Facility ID 164209
Transmitter coordinates 34°58′06″N 111°30′29″W / 34.96833°N 111.50806°W / 34.96833; -111.50806
Owner Roger and Nancy Anderson
(Southwest Media, Inc.)
Sister stations KAFF, KAFF-FM, KMGN, KNOT, KTMG
Webcast Listen Live
Website website

KFSZ (106.1 FM, "Hits 106") is an American radio station licensed to serve the community of Munds Park, Arizona. The station, established in 2008, is owned by Roger and Nancy Anderson, through licensee Southwest Media, Inc.

Programming

Former branding (2008-2011)

As of November 12, 2011, KFSZ broadcasts a contemporary hit radio music format branded as "Hits 106" to the greater Flagstaff, Arizona, area.[1][2] Before that date, it aired a hot adult contemporary music format branded as "My 106.1" and "Magic 106.1".

History

This station received its original construction permit for a new FM station broadcasting at 106.1 MHz from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on February 23, 2005.[3] The new station was assigned the "KFSZ" call sign by the FCC on March 17, 2006.[4]

Nearly four years after the original construction permit was granted, KFSZ received its license to cover from the FCC on February 13, 2009.[5]

Ownership

In February 2008, LKCM Radio Group, LP (Kevin Prigel, VP/secretary) announced an agreement to sell KFSZ, then still under construction, to OD Broadcasting, LLC (Michael O'Donnell, president) for a reported $2.35 million in cash.[6][7][8] The FCC approved the deal on April 18, 2008, but as of November 12, 2011 the transaction was not consummated.[9] Effective July 31, 2015, KFSZ was sold by LKCM Radio Group to Roger and Nancy Anderson's Southwest Media, Inc., at a purchase price of $491,400.

References

  1. ^ "KFSZ/Flagstaff Flips To Hits 106". Radio Online. November 11, 2011. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Application Search Details (BNPH-20050103AFX)". FCC Media Bureau. February 23, 2005. 
  4. ^ "Call Sign History". CDBS Public Access Database. Federal Communications Commission Media Bureau. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Application Search Details (BLH-20080219BFC)". FCC Media Bureau. February 13, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Transactions: 4-04-08". Radio Business Report. April 3, 2008. 
  7. ^ "2008-03-08". Broadcasting & Cable. March 9, 2008. 
  8. ^ "Walker Joins Aurora Media As VP". Radio Ink. October 9, 2008. Retrieved November 13, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Application Search Details (BAPH-20080229AAS)". FCC Media Bureau. April 18, 2008. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 

External links

  • KFSZ official website
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for KFSZ
  • Radio-Locator information on KFSZ
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KFSZ
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