Call Letters: KKLO
City of License: Leavenworth, KS
Format: Sat. Contemporary Christian/Southern Gospel
Owner: New Life Evangelistic Center
ERP: 5kw/.5kw DA-2
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1948-1957 - KCLO - Full Service
Alf Landon's family signed on KCLO with 500 watts of daytime power. The station underwent several ownership changes in the 1950s, with Midwest Broadcasting System buying in 1952, and Cecil Roberts buying the station in 1954. The station served Leavenworth.
1957-1983 - KCLO - Religious
George Anderson owned the station from October 1956 to November 1, 1982. KCLO upgraded to 5,000 watts daytime power in 1959.
1983-1987 - KCLO - Country
KCLO-FM's country format moved to the AM dial under the ownership of the Mark Woodlinger Broadcast Company, following KCLO-FM's flip to CHR. KCLO added 500 watts of nighttime power in 1983.
1987-1989 - KCWV - Easy Listening //KCWV-FM "The Wave"
KCWV simulcasted the low-rated soft music format from 98.9 FM.
1989-2000 - KKLO - Religious/Sports "Love 14"
KKLO flipped back to religious programming in 1989, mixing in some sports programming along the way. Mike Zarrick did mornings here from 1998-99. KKLO also carried Iowa Hawkeyes football for a couple of seasons, in addition to local Leavenworth High School play-by-play. KKLO aired SportNite programming from November 1998 to January 20, 2000.
2000-current - KKLO - Sat. Religious "Love 14"
When Larry Rice took over the station from Chaka Communications, he eliminated most of the sports programming. Religious programming originates at KNLG (90.3) in Jefferson City, Missouri. In 2015, New Life sold the station to Vision Communications, which operates two stations in Springfield.