Update 2/14: KOAZ debuted as “103.7 The Oasis” as expected at 12pm today.
Original Report 2/13: 1510 KOAZ Isleta, NM is stunting with a loop of nature sounds and promos for a new format debuting at 12pm on Valentines Day. The station is promoting a unique format mix of Contemporary Jazz, Chill, Latin Guitar, and World Music as “103.7 The Oasis” simulcast on K279BP Albuquerque. A Facebook page for the new station is already active.
KOAZ had previously been simulcasting “K-Mine Country” 980 KMIN Grants, NM as KMYN. 1510 operates with 5kW daytime and 25 watts at night. The translator, which has just completed its upgrade from 10 watts on 91.1 to 250 watts on 103.7. The sites elevation at almost 5000 feet gives the translator coverage of all of greater Albuquerque.