Radio Facts

Celebrating 60 years, radio station KPRS proudly remains a family-owned business

 width=It started with a favor from a distinguished former Kansas governor.
In 1950, Alf Land on gave a malfunctioning radio transmitter to Andrew “Skip” Carter, who was in pursuit of his dream to start a radio station. Carter drove to Leavenworth, retrieved the transmitter and hauled it back to on a flatbed truck.

Carter repaired that transmitter and went on to launch his radio station in 1950. That radio station, now known as , would grow and exceed expectations.

Today, 60 years later, KPRS- is still firmly rooted on the Kansas City land scape. And according to the president of the family-owned business, KPRS Hot 103 Jamz is here to stay.

Read more: https://www.kansascity.com/2010/08/30/2188746/celebrating-60-years--station.html#ixzz0yCkBDEKg

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