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n. A traditional Korean shamanic ritual


KUT FM 90.5 is a listener-supported and corporate-sponsored public radio station owned and operated by faculty and staff of the University of Texas at Austin. It is the National Public Radio member station for central Texas. Occasionally there is confusion between KUT and KVRX 91.7 FM, the University's student-run radio station, because both are owned by the University of Texas and are based out of the UT campus.

KUT's main transmitter broadcasts with an effective radiated power of 100,000 watts and is located 8 miles west of Downtown Austin at the University of Texas Bee Cave Research Center. KUT is licensed to broadcast in the digital hybrid HD format.

A second station, KUTX, serving San Angelo at 90.1 MHz, was sold to Texas Tech University in 2010 in part because Angelo State University had become part of the Texas Tech University System. The call letters were changed from KUTX to KNCH. The KUTX call letters were moved to KUT's repeater station in Somerville, broadcasting to the Bryan/College Station area on 88.1 FM. On August 23, 2012, the UT System Board of Regents voted to move forward to purchase KXBT-FM 98.9 FM (Leander/Austin) from Border Media Business Trust. On January 2, 2013, KXBT became KUTX, creating an Austin-based sister station for KUT. At that time, KUT adopted an all-news/talk format utilizing programming from NPR, the BBC, PRI and others. The music programming formerly heard on KUT was moved to KUTX to create a full-time music service, primarily an eclectic mix of alt pop/rock, folk, Americana, bluegrass, jazz, blues supplemented by specialty programs including Twine Time, Folkways, Across the Water (Celtic music), an Horizontes (Latin music).

KUT was first established under its present call letters in 1925, but was absent from the airwaves from 1927 until 1958.

Kut (surname)

Kut is a Turkish surname which may refer to:

  • Burak Kut, Turkish pop singer
  • Halil Kut (1881-1957), Ottoman regional governor and military commander
  • Şule Kut, Turkish academic

Usage examples of "kut".

Nut Kut--raving about Nut Kut for days--always wanting to go back to Nut Kut.

Then, backing away, swaying from side to side, Nut Kut set his eyes on the man who followed--his red eyes, blazing with red warning.

Nut Kut flung him round and round and yet around--faster and yet faster.

And then, while Nut Kut wrapped about and drew Horace in closer, Skag laid his fingers on the great bronze trunk, gently but firmly stroking--the red eyes focused in his own.

They were just so, when Ram Yaksahn--with a ghastly haggard face--lurched from behind Nut Kut, fairly sobbing.

Ram Yaksahn protested in plaintive tones, as Nut Kut wheeled away with him.

Seeing Horace in the hands of a strange native--and certainly recovering--Skag looked away toward Hurda and wonder aloud if Nut Kut would be punished.

Truly we are not sure of Nut Kut, whether he is a mighty being of extreme exaltation, above others of his kind in the world, or--a prince from the pit!

It was Nut Kut, the great black elephant not long down from his own wilds among the Vindha Hills, who left his station first and moved on out into the night.

Through grey avenues of forest trees--rolling down khuds, ringing up crags--the voice of Nut Kut went on out beyond the mountain peaks, to meet approaching day.

Nut Kut, the great black elephant who had been trapped in these same Vindha Hills only a few years ago, was rejoicing in freedom again.

Nut Kut, who had already made his reputation as the most deadly fighter known to the mahouts, was exulting in strength.

Nut Kut was finishing with the leader of the wild herd--more mercifully than the wild was of doing it--when two of the extras charged him together.

As Mitha Baba drove at him and Nut Kut turned--his tusk ripped out sidewise.

The animal trainer rode the elephant, Nut Kut, into one of the villages in the tiger-ranging grounds and left him in charge of the mahout, saying that he might be gone two or three days and that he was out for a ramble among the waste places of the valley.