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WKOS

For the Ocala, Florida radio station, see WOCA.
WKOS
City of license Kingsport, Tennessee
Broadcast area Tri-Cities, Tennessee
Branding 104.9 Nash Icon
Slogan Country For Life
Frequency 104.9 MHz
First air date 1979 (as WGAT-FM)
Format Country
ERP 2,750 watts
HAAT 150 meters
Class A
Facility ID 67674
Former callsigns WGAT-FM (1979-1981)
WZXY (1981-1991)[1]
Owner Cumulus Media
Sister stations WGOC, WJCW, WQUT, WXSM
Webcast Listen Live
Website 1049nashicon.com

WKOS (104.9 FM), branded as "104.9 Nash Icon", is a radio station serving the Tri-Cities, Tennessee, area with country music. This station is under ownership of Cumulus Media.

History

This station was WGAT-FM Mar. 13, 1979, WZXY on Oct. 14, 1981, and changed to its current call letters on July 1, 1991.[1]

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On April 24, 2015 WKOS rebrnaded as "104.9 Nash Icon".[3]

Sports coverage

In 2007, the East Tennessee State University men's basketball Team moved its games from WJCW to WKOS. This marked the first time the team was heard on FM radio. This has since been moved to AM 640 WXSM, a sister station. [4]

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