The latest Arbitron ratings for the Springfield, Mo., radio market were released Monday. Springfield is market #145; ratings are taken every spring and fall. The Monday numbers are from Spring 2006, and show:
•KTTS-FM is once again No. 1 overall (all listeners, 12+), with a 13.6 slice of the market.
•KGBX is No. 2 (again), with a 7.4 rating.
•KOMG, the Midwest Family station that used to be pop before it went '80s country, increased to a 7.1 from a 5.1 last fall.
•Midwest's KQRA (Q 102.1) jumped from a 2.7 to a 6 share.
•KKLH, another Midwest property at 104.7 FM, had toileted to a 1.7 last fall. The station's Spring 2006 number? An impressive 6.0 -- more than double the previous audience.
•KZRQ (106.7) regained a Fall '05 fall; the Journal-owned active rocker had a 3.4 rating in Spring '05 but then lost more than half its audience. Now they're back. The station posted 3.6 in the new book.
•KSPW, the CHR station at 96.5 FM, continues to decline -- down more than two points to a 7.2.
•KWTO-FM, a sports-talk station, went from a 3.9 to a 2.4 rating.
•KADI, a religious pop station, saw its audience nearly vanish. The station boasted a 2.7 rating in Fall 2005; that declined to a 0.7 rating for Spring 2006.