103.5 FM, North Platte
First Air Date: June 7, 1982
Operating Power: 100,000 watts
Original Call Letters: KXNP
Network Affiliation: Satellite Music Network (SMN) Country
General Manager: Neil Nelkin
Issued To: Mid Plains Broadcasting, Inc.
Through the Years
June 7, 1982- KXNP signs on with 100,000 watts at 403 feet. Studios/Offices: 310 East 4th Street in North Platte. Transmitter: Six miles north of North Platte, along US-83. Neil Nelkin, President & General Manager. Format: Satellite Music Network (SMN) Country.
KXNP FM, is sold by Mid-Plains Broadcasting to Central Nebraska Broadcasting Company for $275,000. Seller is owned by Neil Nelkin, who has no other broadcast interests. Buyer is owned by John C. Mitchell.
December, 2001- KXNP is one of 16 stations sold by Mitchell to Waitt Radio, which had been operating Mitchell Broadcasting’s station under a time brokerage and local marketing agreement since April, 2000, for $36.6 million.
NRG (formerly Waitt Radio) sells KXNP and three other Nebraska stations plus three more stations in Wisconsin to Armada Media for $4.5 million.