WQKS, branded as Kiss FM 96.1, is an American radio station licensed to Montgomery, Alabama. The station airs an adult contemporary music format to the Montgomery Metropolitan Area. Owned and administered by Bluewater Broadcasting Company, LLC. The station’s transmitter is erected in Montgomery while its studios are on Wall St. in Midtown (Montgomery). Besides its 24/7 on-air presence, the station also streams on the internet for music fans.
About 96.1 Kiss FM:
96.1 Kiss FM first went on-air as WLNE-FM in 1990. Its slogan is “Your at Work Station”. It has three translators, W263BX at a frequency of 100.5 relays HD2, W296AI at 107.1 relays in HD3, and W280EI at 103. 9 relays in HD4. These translators broadcast Classic Hip-hop, Classic Rock, and Classic Country, respectively.
The meaning of its current callsign is “Works for both former branding (Q) and current branding (Kiss)”. The station has used to following call letters in the past:
WACV NewsTalk 93.1, WGMP, WBAM Bama Country 98.9, and WJWZ are the sister stations of WQKS-FM.
The service primarily broadcasts adult contemporary music format. 96.1 Kiss FM also airs weather forecasts, local events, and community news. The Monday through Friday programming includes:
Dr. Sam (Mornings 6 am-10 am)
Rick Peters (Middays 10 am-2 pm)
Leanne Thompson (Afternoons 2 pm-8 pm)
Kiss FM is a class A radio service with facility ID 43628. It operates with an ERP of 900 Watts. It transmits digital signals from a non-directional antenna. In local areas, its predicted coverage is 20 miles, whereas 30 miles in distant regions. The transmitting coordinates of WQKS-FM are 32.367639, -86.261635. The FCC granted it the license to broadcast on April 02, 2013.
Address: 4101-A Wall Street, Montgomery, AL 36106
Phone Number: (334) 244-0961
Office Fax: (334) 279-9563
Email ID: email@example.com
Official Website: https://kiss961.com/