KBLZ and KAZE ("The Blaze 102.7/106.9") are a pair of Rhythmic Contemporary simulcast radio stations serving East Texas. KBLZ in Winona, Texas broadcasts at 102.7 MHz with an ERP of 9.3Kw, while KAZE, licensed to Ore City, Texas, broadcasts at 106.9 MHz with an ERP of 8.2Kw. Both stations are owned by Reynolds Radio.
KBLZ, who signed on in 1998 (as KBKV), and KAZE, whose sign-on was in 1989 (as KWSK, licensed previously to Daingerfield), have been simulcasting their format since 1999. This format has a Mainstream Urban
lean to it as it plays Hip Hop and R&B music, the only station in Tyler and Longview to do so. It is the current home to the Doug Banks