KTGX

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KTGX
KTGX 106.1TheTwister logo.png
CityOwasso, Oklahoma
Broadcast areaTulsa Metropolitan Area
Branding106.1 The Twister
SloganNumber One For New Country
Frequency106.1 MHz (also on HD Radio)
Translator(s)93.5 K228BR (Tulsa, relays HD2)
First air date1986 (as KVLT)
FormatCountry
HD-2: Classic rock "93.5 The Jet"
ERP100,000 watts
HAAT403 meters
ClassC
Facility ID68294
Callsign meaningK Tulsa GenX (previous format)
Former callsignsKVLT (1986-1990)
KQLL-FM (1990-2009)
OwneriHeartMedia
(Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
WebcastListen Live
Listen Live (HD2)
Website1061thetwister.iheart.com
tulsaclassicrock.iheart.com (HD2)

KTGX (106.1 FM, The Twister) is a radio station licensed to Owasso, Oklahoma, United States. The station serves the Tulsa area. The station operates on FM frequency 106.1 MHz and is under ownership of iHeartMedia. Its studios are located in the BancFirst building at the southwest corner of 71st Street and Yale Avenue in Southeast Tulsa and its transmitter site is near Talala, Oklahoma. Its on-air talent by day part include: Mornings: The Bobby Bones Show, Middays: Karla Cantrell, Afternoons: Houston Gaither, Nights: Ashley King.

HD2 programming[edit]

KTGX also broadcasts in HD and has an "HD2" format called "Christmas 93.5" playing Christmas music and is also simulcast on translator K228BR 93.5 FM, which serves downtown Tulsa.[1]

On November 3, 2017, KTGX-HD2 dropped its "93.5 Chrome FM" oldies format and began stunting with Christmas music, branded as "Christmas 93.5".[2]

On January 24, 2018, "Christmas 93.5" was dropped and "93.5 The Jet" launched with a classic rock format.[3]

Formats[edit]

Before KTGX launched on December 28, 2009, the station aired a classic hits format, branded as "KOOL 106.1" with the call letters KQLL-FM. The format launched in 1990.

Before the launch of KOOL, the station aired an Adult Contemporary format as "Lite 106," and before that, broadcast hits from the 1960s and 1970s.

On October 30, 2009, at 6 a.m., KQLL-FM began stunting with all-Christmas music as "Christmas 106, Tulsa's Holiday Station."

At noon on December 28, 2009, KQLL-FM relaunched as 1990s Hits 106.1 Gen-X Radio with the first song being "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana.

At 6 a.m. on July 3, 2012, KTGX began stunting with all-Christmas music, all-Bruce Springsteen beginning at 9 a.m., and at 10 a.m., the audio of the film "Twister". At Noon, the station flipped to country, branded as "The Twister." The first song on "The Twister" was "Blown Away" by Carrie Underwood.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://hdradio.com/station_guides/widget.php?id=64 HD Radio Guide for Tulsa
  2. ^ iHeart Chips Its Chrome in Tulsa Radioinsight - November 3, 2017
  3. ^ Rock Wars in Tulsa Expand With Launch of 93.5 The Jet Radioinsight - January 24, 2018

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Coordinates: 36°31′37″N 95°39′13″W / 36.5270°N 95.6536°W / 36.5270; -95.6536