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KKSS
Kiss 97.3.jpg
Broadcast area Santa Fe
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Branding KISS 97.3
Slogan The Most Hip-Hop and R&B
Frequency 97.3 (MHz)
First air date 1969
Format Rhythmic Top 40
ERP 100,000 watts
Class C
Callsign meaning KISS(The second K subsitutes for the I)
Former callsigns KAFE (1969-1985)
Owner Univision Radio
Sister stations KIOT, KJFA, KKRG
Website KISS 97.3's website

KKSS (97.3 FM) is a commercial radio station located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, broadcasting to the Santa Fe, and Albuquerque, New Mexico, area. KKSS airs a rhythmic Top 40 music format branded as "Kiss 97.3".

History

KKSS signed on with the format in 1985, although at times they had detoured to mainstream Top 40 a few times, mostly when they got new competition (most of them short-lived). But that all changed when Univision bought the station in 2002 and flipped it back to its current Rhythmic Top 40 direction after its former owners tried to make it a mainstream Top 40 again.

Today KKSS has managed to do successfully well with its mix of R&B/Hip-Hop and Rhythmic Pop product, despite the competition it is getting from Rhythmic rival KAGM and mainstream Top 40 rivals KKOB-FM and KDLW.




Current KKSS Staff includes:
Mornings: Houseparty - Dana Cortez & Kandee Man

Middays: DJ Lopez
Afternoons: Johnny V.
Nights: MKue & DJ 3 In The Mix
Overnights & Streets: DJ Animal
Web: Big G

Program Director: DJ Lopez
Music Director: M Kue

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