Classic Hits KOOQed Up In North Platte
After stunting as All-Christmas “98.1 Reindeer Radio“, Eagle Radio has flipped 1410 KOOQ/98.1 K251CP North Platte NE to Classic Hits “98.1 FM“.
Positioned as “North Platte’s Greatest Hits from the 70s, 80s and 90s”, the station will debut a local morning show hosted by Scotty C and Kyle on January 2. The station will maintain its large sports component including North Platte Community College, North Platte High School, Denver Broncos, and Kansas City Royals play-by-play.
Original Report 12/18: Eagle Radio is preparing to launch a new format on what was Sports “ESPN 1410” KOOQ North Platte NE with the launch of its FM translator.
Northpine.com reports that KOOQ and newly launched 98.1 K251CP have been stunting with Christmas music as “Reindeer Radio” since December 1. The station’s website says “Management of the radio station is tight lipped on what will happen on December 26th but they are assuring listeners and clients that local sports, Denver Broncos and the Kansas City Royals will still be a big part of what goes on the air.”