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KRMG-FM


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KRMG-FM
Updated: 2017-06-16T00:44Z
KRMG-FM
KRMG FM AM Radio Station Tulsa OK.png
CitySand Springs, Oklahoma
Broadcast areaTulsa, Oklahoma
BrandingNEWS 102.3 & AM 740 KRMG
SloganTulsa’s 24-hour News, Weather and Traffic
Frequency102.3 MHz
First air date1983
FormatNews/Talk
ERP50,000 watts
HAAT150 meters
ClassC2
Facility ID47102
Former callsignsKTOW-FM (1988-1995)
KTFX (1995-1999)>br>KRTQ (1999-2005)
KKCM (2005-2009)
AffiliationsFox News Radio, IHeartRadio
OwnerCox Media Group
(Cox Radio, Inc.)
Sister stationsKWEN, KRMG, KJSR, KRAV-FM, KOKI-TV, KMYT-TV
WebcastListen Live
Websitekrmg.com

KRMG-FM (102.3 FM) is a conservative news/talk radio station in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. The station is owned by Cox Media Group and airs several nationally syndicated talk shows by Herman Cain, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Clark Howard, Brian Kilmeade, Dana Loesch, and John Gibson. The station's weekday morning show "The KRMG Morning News" is hosted by Dan Potter. The stations weekday afternoon show "The KRMG Evening News" is hosted by Dick Loftin. It simulcasts KRMG 740 AM. Its studios are located in South Tulsa and the transmitter is in the Osage Reservation north of Sand Springs, Oklahoma.

KRMG maintains the only "staffed 24-hours" newsroom in Tulsa.

Formerly, 102.3 was known as "Spirit 102.3", a Christian radio station. The station played a mix of Christian adult contemporary music from the 1980s through 2009, when it was dropped for a simulcast of sister KRMG.

KRMG is a Fox News affiliate, with local weather provided by sister television station KOKI.

History

KRMG-FM's format history includes alternative rock as KTOW, which later flipped to urban contemporary in the early 1990s as "Mix 102.3", giving Tulsa its first urban station on the FM dial since KKUL/103.3 left the air in the late-1970s. KTOW was sold in the mid-1990s to Bill Payne and the format was changed to classic country as KTFX which had formerly been at 103.3 and was also owned by Payne, who sold the station to Cox Radio. Cox Radio purchased KTFX-102.3 from Payne and changed the format to rock music as KRTQ "Rock 102.3" to compete against heritage rocker KMOD-FM. In 2005 KRTQ dropped its rock format and changed to Contemporary Christian music as KKCM, competing against heritage Contemporary Christian station KXOJ-FM.

On Monday, March 16, 2009, the Contemporary Christian format was dropped for a simulcast of sister KRMG. The Contemporary Christian format can still be heard on KWEN-HD2 and on Cox Digital Cable channel 962.

KRMG also simulcasts on Cox Communications digital cable channel 960 in Tulsa.

On July 7, 2014 KRMG changed their slogan to "Tulsa’s 24-hour News, Weather and Traffic, NEWS 102.3 KRMG"

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Coordinates: 36°12′40″N 96°06′04″W / 36.211°N 96.101°W / 36.211; -96.101

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