107.1 FM, South Sioux City
First Air Date: 1996
Operating Power: 1,550 watts
Original Call Letters: KSFT
Format: Soft Rock
Issued To: Chesterman Communications Sioux City Inc. dba Radioworks, Inc.
Through the Years
KSFT signs on with 1,550 watts at 125 feet. Cy Chesterman, President. Studios/offices: 1113 Nebraska Street, Sioux City, IA. Transmitter: five miles north-northwest of South Sioux City, Nebraska, near Berry Street and Military Road. Format: Soft Rock as “Soft 107.”
December, 2000- Clear Channel Communications purchases KSFT as part of a package that includes KMNS 620 AM, KWSL 1470 AM, KGLI 95.5 FM and KSEZ 97.9 FM, all Sioux City for $12 million. Licensee: Cleveland Radio Licenses, subsidiary of Clear Channel. License later shifted to Clear Channel’s AMFM Radio licenses.
Signal upgrade to 2,300 watts at 164 feet from a new tower site, 4205 Talbot Road, Sioux City, Iowa, about five miles north of South Sioux City.
Flips format from Light Adult Contemporary to Contemporary Hits as “Kiss 107.”
May, 2007-GoodRadio.TV, LLC’s $452.1 million purchase of Clear Channel stations in 36 markets is filed. This includes the Sioux City group. The deal fails to close due to financing problems.
Voluntary assignment of license from AMFM Radio licenses to HIM Licenses, subsidiaries of Clear Channel.