99.5 FM, Fairbury
First Air Date: December. 1983
Operating Power: 26,300 watts
Original Call Letters: KGMT FM
Format: Today's Best Country
General Manager: Larry Riggins
Issued To: Great Plains Broadcasting
Through the Years
December, 1983- KGMT FM signs on at 99.3, 26,300 watts at 320 feet. Programming duplicates KGMT AM. FM Tower location- US 136 at Meridian Street, 6 miles northeast of Fairbury.
August, 1984- KGMT AM & FM are sold to Siebert Communications for $375,000. Rick Siebert is President and General Manager. KGMT FM changes call letters to KUTT FM.
KUTT separates programming from the simulcast of the AM to Country with News and Farm programs.
KUTT upgrades. Moves frequency to 99.5 FM, 100,000 watts at 692 feet. New tower is located south of Harbine about 156 miles east of Fairbury.
Format adjustment to Hot Country with Farm news.
KUTT adds ABC network.
Siebert Broadcasting purchases nearby KWBE 1450 AM (Beatrice) from NRG Media for $650,000.
Siebert sells to Flood Communications of Beatrice for $7 million. Sale includes KGMT AM, KUTT FM and KWBE 1450 AM.