WKIS

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WKIS
WKIS KISS99.9 logo.png
Logo used for WKIS simulcast on WKIS-HD2.
Logos for WKIS' primary and secondary channels.
City Boca Raton, Florida
Broadcast area South Florida
Branding Kiss Country 99.9
Slogan South Florida's New Country
Frequency 99.9 MHz (also on HD Radio)
99.9 HD-2: WQAM simulcast
First air date October 17, 1965 (as WWOG)
Format Country
ERP 98,400 watts
HAAT 302.4 meters
Class C0
Facility ID 64001
Callsign meaning KISs
Former callsigns WWOG (1965-1979)
WKQS-FM (1979-1986)
WKQS (1986-1988)
Owner Entercom
(CBS Radio Stations Inc.)
Sister stations WAXY, WLYF, WMXJ, WPOW, WQAM, WSFS
Webcast Listen Live
Website wkis.cbslocal.com

WKIS is a country music station licensed to Boca Raton, Florida and broadcasting at 99.9 FM. It is owned by Entercom. Its studios are in Miami Gardens and the transmitter is in Hallandale Beach.

WKIS broadcasts in the HD Radio format.[1]

History[edit]

The station signed on the air in October 1965 as WWOG and had religious and beautiful music formats. In 1979 the station changed its call letters to WKQS and aired a beautiful music format.

former logo

On October 2, 2014, Beasley Broadcast Group announced that it would trade 5 radio stations located in Miami (including WKIS) and Philadelphia to CBS Radio in exchange for 14 stations located in Tampa, Charlotte and Philadelphia.[2] The swap was completed on December 1, 2014.[3]

On February 2, 2017, CBS Radio announced it would merge with Entercom.[4] The merger was approved on November 9, 2017, and was consummated on the 17th.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://hdradio.com/station_guides/widget.php?latitude=25.7616798&longitude=-80.1917902 HD Radio Guide for Miami-Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood
  2. ^ CBS And Beasley Swap Philadelphia/Miami For Charlotte/Tampa from Radio Insight (October 2, 2014)
  3. ^ Venta, Lance (December 1, 2014). "CBS Beasley Deal Closes". RadioInsight. Retrieved December 1, 2014. 
  4. ^ CBS Radio to Merge with Entercom
  5. ^ "Entercom Receives FCC Approval for Merger with CBS Radio". Entercom. November 9, 2017. Retrieved November 17, 2017. 
  6. ^ Venta, Lance (November 17, 2017). "Entercom Completes CBS Radio Merger". Radio Insight. Retrieved November 17, 2017. 

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Coordinates: 25°59′35″N 80°10′26″W / 25.993°N 80.174°W / 25.993; -80.174