93.3 FM, Bennington (Omaha)
First Air Date: June 10, 1991
Operating Power: 3,600 watts
Original Call Letters: KRRK
General Manager: Matt Markel
Program Director: Bruce McGregor
Issued To: 93.3 Inc.
Through the Years
June 10, 1991- KRRK sign on with metal music format with the slogan: Pure Rock.
Studios were located in the Ranch Bowl, a bowling alley and concert venue located at 1606 South 72nd Street, Omaha. The transmitter location was on the old WOWT auxiliary tower at 35th & Farnam, Omaha.
Format of heavy metal music was softened at bit to be Alternative Rock.
Markel sells the station to Triathlon Broadcasting ( Norman Feurer, President, Robert F.X. Sillerman, significant stockholder, San Diego, CA) for $2.7 million. Studios are moved to 88th and F Streets in Omaha, with a new General Manager, Donn Seidholtz.
A format flip was made to Modern Adult Contemporary and the call letters were changed to KTNP, The Point.
Studios are moved to 5010 Underwood, joining Triathlon’s newly-purchased KFAB and KGOR.
July, 1997- Triathlon sells to Capstar Broadcasting (Atlanta, GA).
August, 1997- Capstar sold to Chancellor Media Corporation (Irving, TX)
August 12, 1999-Format is changed back to heavy rock as K-Rock, but the call letters remain as KTNP. Sophia Johns joins station as Program Director. Format change is due in part of KDGE 101.9 FM (The Edge) going from alternative rock to classic rock.
Power is increased to 8,500 watts.
August, 2000- Stations are acquired by Clear Channel Communications (Clear Channel becomes iHeart in 2014) and the call letters are changed to KRQC.
December 31, 2001- Station slogan is changed from K-Rock to The Dam.
Station flips format to Country as KHUS, Legendary American Country US-93. Format is changed in part to protect and flank sister country format on KXKT, The Kat.
November 19, 2007- Station adjusts format to New Country, with a new slogan, The Twister 93.3.
May, 2008- KHUS call letters are changed to KTWI.
December 16, 2011- KTWI began stunting with Christmas music branded as “Jingle 93.3” and on January 2, 2012, station adjusts format to Classic Country, The Wolf and call letters are changed to KFFF on January 12, 2012.
Station seeks transmitter move to Summit Media tower, 5002 North 72nd Street, Omaha. Power to be dropped to 1,000 watts at 1185 feet, remaining as a class C3 station. The move is from the WOWT auxiliary tower at 35th & Farnam St., which is scheduled for demolition with WOWT’s move to the Kiewit building next door and the pending sale and removal of the existing building, which has been at the same location since 1949.