KQPN

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"Yahoo! Sports 730 Memphis KQPN"
City of license West Memphis, Arkansas
Broadcast area Memphis, Tennessee
Branding Yahoo! Sports 730 Memphis
Slogan "What Sports Talk Should Be."
Frequency 730 kHz
First air date 1962 (as KSUD)
Format Sports
Power 1,000 watts
Class B
Facility ID 48749
Transmitter coordinates 35° 14' 46.00" N
90 ° 08' 49.00" W
Callsign meaning KQPN
Former callsigns KSUD (1962-2005)
Affiliations "Yahoo Sports Radio"
Owner F.W. Robbert Broadcasting
Webcast Listen Live
Website Yahoo! Sports 730 AM

KQPN is the local sports radio station located in West Memphis, Arkansas, and serving the Memphis, Tennessee, area. The station is branded as "Memphis' Sports Station", and is commonly referred to as '730 Yahoo Sports'.

KQPN is also Memphis' home for Mississippi State athletics.

History[edit]

KSUD signed on 1962 and played rock and roll. By 1963, the music was a mix of folk, country, and gospel.[1] Previous formats include Contemporary Christian.[2]

In May 2005 KSUD became an ESPN Radio affiliate[3] and changed its letters to KQPN later that year.[4] On August 4, 2008, ESPN moved to WSMB from KQPN, and KQPN took over the Fox Sports programming from WSMB the next day.[5]

KQPN became affiliated with Yahoo! Sports Radio on December 5, 2011 after Entercom's WMC-AM acquired Fox Sports Radio away from KQPN beginning on October 17, 2011.

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Coordinates: 35°08′31″N 90°08′06″W / 35.14194°N 90.13500°W / 35.14194; -90.13500