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106.9 FM, Plattsmouth (Omaha)

City of License: Plattsmouth, NE

First Air Date: July 10, 1993

Operating Power: 6,000 watts

Original Call Letters: KOTD FM

Format: Nostalgia/Standards

General Manager: Steve Warga

Chief Engineer: David Messing

Date of FCC Issue: 1993

Issued To: Platte Broadcasting (Charles Warga)

Through the Years

  • 1993

    July 10, 1993-  Station signs on with 6,000 watts at 328 feet.  Studios are located at 625 First Avenue in Plattsmouth, NE and transmitter located north of Plattsmouth at 808 Beacon Drive.  Antenna is located on the KOTD AM 1000 tower.  Programming is a simulcast of KOTD AM, satellite-delivered Nostalgia/Standards format.

  • 1994

    Studios move to the transmitter site at 808 Beacon Drive.

  • 1997

    Station is sold to Waitt Broadcasting (Norman Waitt) for $1.05 million.  Studios are moved to the Waitt cluster at 50th & Capitol in Omaha.

  • 1999

    July, 1999- Power is increased to 25,000 watts from a new tower 9 miles north of Glenwood, IA.

    October, 1999- Format flip to Adult Alternative Rock and call letters changed to KCTY The City. 

  • 2004

    March, 2004-Format flips to Oldies, Retro 106.9.

  • 2004

    Format flips to Classic Rock/Hot Adult Contemporary as Bob FM.

  • 2005

    Waitt Broadcasting merges with New Radio Group, forming NRG Media (Mary Quass, President, Cedar Rapids, IA).

    Format flips to Hip Hop.  Call letters are changed to KOPW, Power 106.