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Kwbt (fm)

KWBT
City of license Bellmead, Texas
Broadcast area Waco, Texas
Branding 104.9 The Beat
Slogan Central Texas' #1 for Hip Hop and R&B
Frequency 104.9 MHz
First air date 1983 (as KYCX)
Format Urban Contemporary
ERP 2,850 watts
HAAT 147 meters
Class A
Facility ID 21494
Transmitter coordinates

31°38′39.00″N 96°36′51.00″W / 31.6441667°N 96.6141667°W / 31.6441667; -96.6141667

Callsign meaning Waco's BeaT
Former callsigns KYCX (1983–1984)
KYCX-FM (1984–2005)
KWGW (2005–2007)
KRQX-FM (2007–2010)
Owner M&M Broadcaster... LMA to Edwards Media
(Simmons Austin, Ls, LLC)
Webcast Listen Live
Website 1049thebeatonline.com

KWBT (104.9 FM) is a radio station broadcasting an urban contemporary format. Licensed to Bellmead, Texas, USA, the station serves the Waco area. The station is currently owned by Simmons Media Group[1] which has announced that it will be selling its entire Waco station cluster to M&M Broadcasters. The sale is expected to imminently close upon FCC approval.[2]

History

The station was assigned the call letters KYCX on 1983-02-28, and originally licensed to serve Mexia, Texas. On 1984-04-04, the station changed its call sign to KYCX-FM, then on 2005-09-16 to KWGW, on 2007-08-23 to KRQX-FM.[3] The station changed its city of license to Bellmead effective August 27, 2013.

References

External links

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


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