101.3 FM, Bridgeport (Scottsbluff)
First Air Date: 2001
Operating Power: 100,000 watts
Original Call Letters: KOZY
General Manager: Mike Tracy
Issued To: Tracy Broadcasting
Through the Years
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.
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.
January, 2008- Call letters are changed to KOZY FM.
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.
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.
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.”