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93.5 FM, Paxton (North Platte)

City of License: Paxton

First Air Date: October 22,2007

Operating Power: 100,000 watts

Original Call Letters: KZTL

Issued To: Legacy Communications


Jay Vavricek

Through the Years

  • 2007

    October 22, 2007-  KZTL signs on with 100,000 watts at 741 feet.  Transmitter location:  four miles south of I-80 at Road East 50 and Road East TS, four miles south of Paxton, 30 miles west of North Platte.   Format:  “Wild Country 93.5.”

  • 2013

    May 3, 2013- KZTL goes to Armada Media in a trade that includes Legacy’s KRNP 100.5 FM Sutherland-North Platte for eight stations in the Scottsbluff and North Platte markets.

  • 2018

    Legacy Communications/Hometown Family Radio retakes day-to-day operations of its six stations in the Scottsbluff market and two in the North Platte market including KZTL after five years of Armada Media running the stations thru a Local Marketing Agreement.   KZTL had been operated alongside Armada’s three stations in North Platte, but now moves to the Hometown Radio facility at 721 East B Street in North Platte.

  • 2020

    Eagle Communications acquires KZTL along with KRNP Sutherland from Legacy/Hometown for $300,000.  Eagle began operating the stations on September 1, 2020 through a local marketing agreement.  Studios/offices move to Eagle’s radio cluster at 1301 East 4th Street in North Platte.