KKEG

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KKEG
KKEG 98.3TheKeg logo.png
CityBentonville, Arkansas
Broadcast areaFayetteville (Northwest Arkansas)
Branding98.3 The Keg
SloganThe Rock of Northwest Arkansas
Frequency98.3 MHz
First air dateAugust 31, 1983 (as KBCV)
FormatMainstream rock
ERP100,000 watts
HAAT188 meters
ClassC1
Facility ID16571
Transmitter coordinates36°7′38.00″N 93°59′23.00″W / 36.1272222°N 93.9897222°W / 36.1272222; -93.9897222
Callsign meaningK "KEG"
Former callsignsKBCV (1983-1995)
KFAY-FM (1995-2004)
KQSM-FM (2004-2009)
OwnerCumulus Media
(Cumulus Licensing LLC)
Sister stationsKQSM-FM, KMCK-FM, KAMO-FM, KRMW-FM, KFAY-AM, KYNG-AM
WebcastListen Live
Website983thekeg.com

KKEG (98.3 FM, "98.3 The Keg") is a radio station broadcasting a mainstream rock format. Licensed to Bentonville, Arkansas, United States, it serves the Fayetteville (North West Arkansas) area. It first began broadcasting in 1969 as Northwest Arkansas' only rock station. The station is currently owned by Cumulus Media.

History[edit]

In 1969, the station signed on as Northwest Arkansas' only rock station on the 92.1 frequency. In 1980 KKEG gave away the first vehicle on the radio in Northwest Arkansas. In 1999 KKEG celebrated 30 years of broadcasting rock and roll to Northwest Arkansas listeners by giving away a home.

KKEG[edit]

On June 11, 2009, the rock format on 92.1 FM Fayetteville was moved to 98.3 FM as "98.3 The Keg" along with the KKEG call sign. The KQSM-FM call sign was moved to 92.1 FM.

On-Air: 5-9AM - Bob & Tom, 9-2PM - Droid, 2-7PM - Chris Baker, 7p-Midnight Laura K.

Past DJ's: Mojo, Dave Fry, Joel Casey, Sandy Scott, Jon Williams, Stash, Mareike, Miller

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