|City of license||Beaumont, Texas|
|Slogan||Today's Best Music|
|First air date||1966|
|Format||Adult Top 40 (CHR)|
|Callsign meaning||The Q from KQXY is used in Q94 branding
(The Y was used in Y94 brand when it was AC
(Cumulus Licensing LLC)
|Sister stations||KAYD, KBED, KIKR, KQXY, KTCX|
KQXY-FM (94.1 FM, "Q94") is a radio station broadcasting a Top 40 (CHR) format. Licensed to Beaumont, Texas, it serves the Beaumont/Port Arthur metropolitan area. It first began broadcasting under the call sign KQXY. The station is currently owned by Cumulus Media.
Ratings and Popularity
The Beaumont/Port Arthur Radio market is the #133 radio market in size according to the Arbitron rating service. As of Fall 2006, KQXY-FM was the 2nd highest rated station with a 9.3% share of the 15+ market, behind sister Urban station KTCX's 17.0% market share in the Beaumont / Port Arthur DMA.
During the '70s and '80s, KQXY was "The Beautiful Q," the Golden Triangle's easy listening radio station. In the late 1980s, it moved toward mainstream adult contemporary as Y94, and during the 1990s, the station was known simply as 94.1 KQXY playing an "80s, 90s, and now" format before seguing to CHR direction in the early 2000s. By 2007, Q94 has returned to Hot AC direction, although the station still reports as a CHR to some radio industry trades. Just recently, Q94 began broadcasting online, as have other Cumulus owned radio stations.
- Q94 Website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for KQXY
- Radio-Locator information on KQXY
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KQXY
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