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101.3 FM, Bridgeport (Scottsbluff)

City of License: Bridgeport, NE

First Air Date: 2001

Operating Power: 100,000 watts

Original Call Letters: KOZY

Format: Country

General Manager: Mike Tracy

Issued To: Tracy Broadcasting

Through the Years

  • 2001

    KOZY signs on at 100,000 watts at 449 feet.  Original call letters of KAWQ during construction permit are changed to KOLT FM.    Transmitter:  2.5 miles South-southwest of NE-29 and NE-92, 39 miles west of Bridgeport, nine miles west of Scottsbluff.

  • 2007

    February, 2007- Format flip to Adult Contemporary, call letters changed to KMOR FM.
    December, 2007-  Station is sold to Legacy Communications.  Legacy, headed by congressional candidate and former Grand Island mayor, Joseph Jay Vavricek, owns and/or operates four radio stations in the Grand Island/Kearney market and three in McCook, and holds construction permits for two stations in the North Platte/Ogallala market.

  • 2008

    January, 2008-  Call letters are changed to KOZY FM.

  • 2013

    Armada Media and Legacy Broadcasting trade some stations in Nebraska, with two stations (KUVR & KMTY) going to Legacy and eight others in the Scottsbluff and North Platte markets going to Armada.  This trade includes KOZY FM.  The deal gives Armada a total of 37 stations in seven Midwest markets.

  • 2018

    Legacy Communications/Hometown Family Radio has retaken day-to-day operations of its six stations in the Scottsbluff market and two in the North Platte market after nearly five years of Armada Media running the stations via a local marketing agreement.  This includes KOZY FM.

  • 2020

    Nebraska Rural Radio Association closed a $1.75 million deal to buy seven stations from Alan Usher’s G.I. Family Radio, a subsidiary of Legacy Communications.  The deal includes KOZY FM.  Studios/Offices:  1928 E. Portal Place, Scottsbluff, NE, co-located with NRRA’s five other stations.
    Format:  Hot Adult Contemporary, “The Bluffs Hit Music Station.”