Hurley’s Entertainment, parent company of radio stations Z99 and Rooster 101, has announced that broadcasting of Rooster 101 (ZFKY, 101.9 on the FM dial) to Cayman Brac and Little Cayman will recommence by the middle of March.
As many residents of the Sister Islands remember, Rooster 101 broadcasted there for less than one week before Hurricane Ivan struck.
Engineers are on Grand Cayman refurbishing the current Rooster 101 studios and plans are in place to travel to Cayman Brac in the next few weeks.
‘The equipment is already on-island,’ says Bob Smith of Technet Systems Group, ‘We’re working on the studios here now, waiting to ensure that all the technology is in place for the link before we make the journey to Cayman Brac.’
In March last year, Rooster 101’s Program Director Keith Michaels and News Director Mike Hennessy travelled to Cayman Brac to perform a live broadcast of the Afternoon Barnyard from the Captain’s Table restaurant.
‘We’re excited to be going back. We really enjoyed the spirit of the people on the Brac and the beauty of the island. And we’re missing those famous mudslides.’
The Rooster Shootout Fishing Tournament is scheduled to take place 10-12 March and hopes are high that those weighing in at Divi Tiara Beach Resort will be able to enjoy the coverage of the tournament on a clean signal of Rooster 101.