|City||Walnut Creek, North Carolina|
|Branding||97.7 Katie Country|
|Slogan||Today's Best Country|
|First air date||September 15, 1976 (as WQDW)|
|HAAT||52.8 meters (173 ft)|
|Former callsigns||WQDW (1976-1990)|
|Owner||New Age Communications, Inc.|
At one time, this frequency was home to WQDW, an urban contemporary station in Kinston, North Carolina, along with sister station WISP (1230 AM, now WLNR). In December 1986, Caravelle Broadcast Group Inc. completed its purchase of WSFL-FM and Kinston radio stations WISP and WQDW.
In 2003, Archway Broadcasting Group, LLC, announced its acquisition of WZBR and three other Greenville market stations—WRHT, WCBZ, and WNBR—from Eastern North Carolina Broadcasting Company, Inc. for $6.5 million. Also that year, Archway bought WGPM and WCZI.
During 2006-2008, this station was called "Kix Country 97.7" and it used the WKIX call letters. The station was assigned the WEQR call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on December 24, 2008. From late 2008 until 2010, Q97.7 was hot adult contemporary. In 2010, WEQR changed its format to CHR and changed its slogan to "The Best Songs On The Radio." Later, the slogan was changed to "Today's Hits." On October 27, 2014, WEQR changed their call letters to WZKT. On December 26, 2014 the station changed formats and 97-7 "Katie Country" was born.
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- "Call Sign History (WEQR)". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. Retrieved 2009-03-24.
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- "Archway Broadcasting Group, LLC Completes First Three Acquisitions". The Free Library by Farlex. 2003-03-12. Retrieved 2010-03-18.
- "Curtis Media Group Acquires WWNF-FM from Archway Broadcasting Group". Media Services Group. 2004-05-25. Retrieved 2010-03-18.
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WZKT
- Radio-Locator information on WZKT
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WZKT
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