KGNC


KGNC

:"For the NBC television affiliate known as KGNC until the 1970s see KAMR."Infobox Radio station
name = KGNC


city = Amarillo, Texas, U.S.
area =
branding = "Amarillo's Country 97.9
Newstalk 710"
slogan = Amarillo's Fun Country Radio Station
airdate = 1922 (WDAG)
frequency = 97.9 FM (MHz)
710 AM (MHz)
format = Country music (FM)
news (AM)
haat =
erp =
class =
callsign_meaning = K Globe News Company
owner = Morris Communications Company
website = [http://www.kgncfm.com/ www.kgncfm.com]
[http://www.kgncam.com/ www.kgncam.com]

KGNC is a radio broadcast service in Amarillo, Texas, U.S.A.. It operates KGNC (AM) and KGNC-FM. It is owned by the Morris Communications Company since acquiring the Amarillo Globe-News Publishing Company in 1972. KGNC was formed when the Amarillo Globe-News Publishing Company purchased two radio stations, WDAG and KRGS. WDAG was the first radio station in Amarillo. On December 24, 1958, KGNC created the first FM broadcast in the Amarillo region.

As of 2006, KGNC-FM airs country music. While, KGNC-AM broadcast news and provides syndicated radio talk show programs such as "The Rush Limbaugh Show".

Both stations are responsible for activation of the Emergency Alert System in the Amarillo area.

References

*cite news
first=
last=
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url=http://morriscomm.com/divisions/mcc_radio/texas.shtml
title=KGNC profile
publisher=Morris Communications
pages=
page=
date=January 21 2006
accessdate=

*Handbook of Texas|id=AA/hda2|name=Amarillo, Texas. Accessed January 21 2006

External links

* [http://www.kgncfm.com/ KGNC-FM website]
* [http://www.kgncam.com/ KGNC-AM website]
*FMQ|KGNC
*FML|KGNC
*FMARB|KGNC
*AMQ|KGNC
*AML|KGNC
*AMARB|KGNC


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