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
Tagged:Alan Usher Jay Vavricek Mike Tracy
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.”