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Kkuu

KKUU
City of license Indio, California
Broadcast area Palm Springs, California
Branding U-92.7
Slogan Blazin' Today's Hottest Music
Frequency 92.7 MHz (also on HD Radio)
Translator(s) 103.9 K280CV (Cathedral City, relays HD2)
First air date 1984 (as KCMJ-FM)
Format Rhythmic Top 40 (CHR)
HD2: Hot AC
ERP 4,200 watts
HAAT 120 meters
Class A
Facility ID 11658
Callsign meaning U 92.7
Former callsigns KCMJ-FM (1984-1998)
Owner Morris Communications
Webcast KKUU-HD2 Webstream
Website crush1039.com (HD2)

KKUU is a commercial radio station in Indio, California, broadcasting to the Palm Springs, California, area on 92.7 FM.

KKUU airs a Rhythmic Top 40 (CHR) music format branded as "U 92.7" since March 1998.

History

U92.7 KKUU Palm Springs has aired 5 different programming formats since the sign on date in 1984. The first call signs KECY-FM (Country-western) under ownership of KECY-TV and later KCMJ-FM KC92.7 FM, a "Hot AC" format. "Classy 92" (Light rock, 1980's Pop hits) under the affiliation of CBS Radio. KCMJ-FM aired a classic hits format branded as "Arrow 92.7" previous to the current programming format as KKUU. KKUU has played hits outside the rhythmic contemporary structure, such as Not Over You by Gavin DeGraw, but speaking the rhythmic format, it's a Mediabase rhythmic contemporary reporter while it also reports to the Nielsen BDS rhythmic contemporary indicator panel.

Competition

KKUU gets little competition in the Palm Springs area (Coachella Valley). The only other station that gives some competition to KKUU is 100.5 KPSI-FM (aka Mix 100.5), but not much because 100.5 KPSI-FM uses a hot adult contemporary music format which only partly competes with KKUU's Rhythmic Top 40 (CHR) music format. KKUU also gets competition from KRCK another Top 40 (CHR) format radio station. KRCK is commercial free with 55 Minutes of Music Every Hour, making it a competent competitor but still not coming close to KKUU's super star lineup weekdays with Big Boy's Neighborhood (6am to 10am), Bianca (10am to 3pm), Bam Bam (3pm to 7pm), Brooke Reese (7pm to 12am). Mix-shows can be heard throughout the week by DJ Remark (12pm) and DJ Lady Kate (5pm), as well as weekend mixers DJ MG and DJ Banks. KKUU is the only active radio station in the market and is the top rated English speaking station in the desert.

External links

  • Official Website
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for KKUU
  • Radio-Locator information on KKUU
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KKUU
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for K280CV
  • Radio-Locator information on K280CV

Coordinates: 33°52′16″N 116°13′41″W / 33.871°N 116.228°W / 33.871; -116.228

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