KQCL

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KQCL
KQCL logo.gif
City of license Faribault, Minnesota
Branding Power 96
Slogan Classic Rock
Frequency 95.9 MHz
First air date 1968
Format Classic rock
ERP 3,000 watts
HAAT 100 meters (330 ft)
Class A
Facility ID 54628
Transmitter coordinates 44°21′25.00″N 93°11′31.00″W / 44.3569444°N 93.1919444°W / 44.3569444; -93.1919444Coordinates: 44°21′25.00″N 93°11′31.00″W / 44.3569444°N 93.1919444°W / 44.3569444; -93.1919444
Former callsigns KDHL-FM (1979-1987)
KOFN (1987-1988)
Owner Townsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Faribault License, LLC)
Webcast Listen Live
Listen Live via iHeart
Website power96radio.com

KQCL (95.9 FM, "Classic Rock Power 96") is a radio station broadcasting a classic rock music format.[1] Licensed to Faribault, Minnesota, USA, the station is currently owned by Townsquare Media.[2]

History[edit]

The station was assigned the call sign KDHL-FM on December 3, 1979. On September 1, 1987, the station changed its call sign to KOFN, and on November 1, 1988, to the current KQCL.[3]

On August 30, 2013, a deal was announced in which Townsquare Media would acquire 53 Cumulus stations, including KQCL, for $238 million. The deal is part of Cumulus' acquisition of Dial Global; Townsquare and Dial Global are both controlled by Oaktree Capital Management.[4][5] The sale to Townsquare was completed on November 14, 2013.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Summer 2009. Retrieved August 3, 2009. 
  2. ^ "KQCL Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 3, 2009. 
  3. ^ "KQCL Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 3, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Official: Cumulus Buys Dial Global, Spins Some Stations To Townsquare; Peak Stations Sold To Townsquare, Fresno Spun To Cumulus". All Access. August 30, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Cumulus Makes Dial Global And Townsquare Deals Official". RadioInsight. August 30, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Cumulus-Townsquare-Peak Deal Closes". All Access. November 15, 2013. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 

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