93.3 FM, Gehring (Scottsbluff)
First Air Date: August, 1996
Operating Power: 7,000 watts
Original Call Letters: KOLT-FM
Format: Adult Contemporary
General Manager: Mike Tracy
Issued To: Tracy Broadcasting
Through the Years
August, 1996- Original call letters, KOLT FM at 103.9 MHz signs on with 7,000 watts at 102 feet, using the KOLT AM tower along NE-92 west of Scottsbluff.
October, 2001- Call letters are changed to KOZY.
Frequency change to 93.3 allowing an upgrade to 100,000 watts at 1020 feet. New tower site is Southwest of Scottsbluff, 8.4 miles from Gering, NE.
August, 2007-Format change- trades Adult Contemporary with co-owned KMOR 101.3 Bridgeport’s Classic Rock.
December, 2007-Tracy Broadcasting ( KOZY FM Gering, along with KMOR FM Bridgeport, KOLT AM Scottsbluff and KOAQ AM Terrytown) sells to Legacy Broadcasting for $1.775 million. The new owners took over operation of the stations through a local marketing agreement and retained General Manager Julie Marshall. Legacy, headed by congressional candidate and former Grand Island Mayor, Jay Vavricek, owns and/or operates four radio stations in the Grand Island/Kearny market and three stations in McCook, and holds construction permits for two stations in the North Platte/Ogallala market.
KMOR call letters are traded from co-owned 101.3 FM Bridgeport, which takes the KOZY calls.
May 3, 2013- Armada Media and Legacy Broadcasting trade some stations in Nebraska, with two stations in Holdrege going to Legacy (KUVR AM/KMTY FM) and eight others in the North Platte and Scottsbluff markets including KMOR 93.3 FM going to Armada. The deal gives Armada a total of 37 stations in seven Midwest markets.
Legacy Communications/Hometown Family Radio retakes day-to-day operations of KMOR and its five other stations in the Scottsbluff market plus two in the North Platte market after nearly five years of Armada Media running the stations.
Nebraska Rural Radio Association closes 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 KMOR 93.3.
All stations are moved to NRRA’s studios at 1928 East Portals Place in Scottsbluff.