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KTHT
City of license Cleveland, Texas
Broadcast area Greater Houston
Branding Country Legends 97.1
Frequency 97.1 MHz
Format Classic Country
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 563 meters
Class C
Facility ID 65308
Callsign meaning K Texas HoT (after former rhythmic formatted station)
Owner Cox Radio
Sister stations KGLK, KHPT, KKBQ
Webcast Listen Live
Website www.countrylegends971.com

KTHT 97.1 "Country Legends 97.1" is a 100,000 watt FM station assigned to Cleveland, TX, but aimed at Houston listeners with its classic country format. The station is owned by Cox Radio and is co-owned with KGLK, KHPT, and KKBQ. It is headquartered out of Suite 2300 at 3 Post Oak Central in the Uptown district in Houston, Texas, United States.[1][2]

KTHT programming is simulcast in HD radio on sister station 92.9 KKBQ's HD-3 sub channel.

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Station history

Signed on as KRTK in May 1991 to simulcast 92.1 KRTS classical music programming to increase the station's coverage in Houston. It was sold four years later after KRTS request to increase power was approved by the FCC.

Since then 97.1 has seen, Tejano/Regional Mexican (simulcasting 850 KEYH-AM). Under AM/FM, it acquired the KKTL calls as "Houston's Talk FM, 97 Talk". After the talk format floundered it was switched to simulcast KTBZ-FM "107-5 The Buzz" programming. It continued simulcasting 107.5 after KTBZ and KLDE "Oldies 94.5" swapped frequencies in 2000, the result of an ownership trade-off in the AM-FM/Clear Channel merger. Newcomer Cox Radio got KKTL and the 107.5 facility where KLDE was moved. In October 2000 it became Rhythmic/CHR as KTHT "Hot 97.1".

Station Personalities

Dan Gallo hosts the morning show, weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Callsign & Moniker History

  • KRTK - 05/03/1991
  • KEYH-FM - 09/18/1995
  • KOHD - 03/11/1996
  • KEYH-FM - 03/11/1996
  • KOND - 03/11/1996
  • KRTK - 02/10/1997 (K-Arts)
  • KKTL - 09/22/1997 (97 Talk)
  • KKTL-FM - 03/19/1999 (simulcast of 107-5 The Buzz, Oldies 107.5)
  • KTHT - 11/13/2000 (Hot 97-1, Country Legends 97.1)

References

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

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