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KHPT
KHPT
City of license Conroe, Texas
Broadcast area Greater Houston
Branding 106-9 The Point, the Best of the '80s and More
Frequency 106.9 MHz (also on HD Radio)
Format Adult hits
Classic Alternative ("Pat FM", on 106.9 HD2)
ERP 91,600 watts
HAAT 579 meters
Class C
Facility ID 69564
Callsign meaning K Houston's PoinT
Former callsigns KJZS, KKHU, KKZR, KKHT, KZJZ
Owner Cox Radio
Sister stations KGLK, KKBQ, KTHT
Webcast Listen Live
Website www.1069thepoint.com

KHPT (106-9 The Point) is a 1980s based adult hits radio station licensed to Conroe, Texas, and its transmitter is located in Splendora, Texas. Owned by Cox Radio, Inc and is part of the Houston cluster that includes KHTC, KKBQ, and KTHT. It is headquartered out of Suite 2300 at 3 Post Oak Central in the Uptown district in Houston, Texas, United States.[1][2]

It also features some music from the early-mid 1990s (1990-1994), and from the late 1970s (1976-1979). Recently the station has begun playing songs dating from as late as 1998.[citation needed]

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Callsign History

  • KNRO
  • KJOJ
  • KJZS - 12/1990
  • KKHU - 03/06/1992
  • KKZR - 09/04/1992
  • KKHT - 03/07/1995
  • KKHT-FM - 09/07/2000
  • KZJZ - 10/04/2000
  • KHPT - 10/17/2000

In the early 1980s the frequency 106.9 had the call letters of KJOJ-FM. The station was owned by Jimmy Swaggart Ministries and was sold in the early 1990s after the fall of Jimmy Swaggart.

The slogan for the KJOJ-FM was "Houston's Joy of Jesus KJOJ." During the 1980s the on-air personalities included Bert Salas, Keith Cramer [Keith Eckhardt], Minnie Francis, and Lyle Countryman. In early 1980s the morning show "Lamb and Lion" was a Christian comedy radio morning show hosted by Bert Salas.

References

  1. ^ "Contact Us." KHPT. Retrieved on April 24, 2009.
  2. ^ "Uptown District Map." Uptown Houston District. Retrieved on January 30, 2009.

Airstaff

2009 Dain Craig AM drive, Jeremy Midday, Pam Kelly PM drive, Jennifer Tyler Nights --- other talent formerly on KHPT -- Carey Edwards, Heather Walters, Kelly Ryan, John Prince, Bill Tatar, Michael Valdez

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