KXGE

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KXGE
City of license Dubuque, Iowa
Broadcast area Dubuque and Vicinity
Branding Eagle 102
Slogan "Dubuque's Rock Leader"
Frequency 102.3 MHz
First air date 1986 (as KXKX)
Format Rock
ERP 2,000 watts
HAAT 94 meters
Class A
Facility ID 29127
Transmitter coordinates 42°32′28.00″N 90°36′46.00″W / 42.5411111°N 90.6127778°W / 42.5411111; -90.6127778
Former callsigns KXKX (1986-1989)
KDFX (1989-1992)
KGGY (1992-1997)
Owner Townsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Dubuque License, LLC)
Sister stations KLYV, WDBQ-FM/AM, WJOD
Webcast Listen Live
Listen Live via iHeart
Website eagle102rocks.com

KXGE (102.3 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a mainstream rock format serving the Dubuque, Iowa, USA community. The station is owned by Townsquare Media and licensed to Townsquare Media Dubuque License, LLC.[1] 102.3 at one time broadcast a country music format as KXKX ("Kix 102").

On August 30, 2013, a deal was announced in which Cumulus Media would swap its stations in Dubuque (including KXGE) and Poughkeepsie, New York to Townsquare Media in exchange for Peak Broadcasting's Fresno, California stations. The deal is part of Cumulus' acquisition of Dial Global; Townsquare, Peak, and Dial Global are all controlled by Oaktree Capital Management.[2][3] The sale to Townsquare was completed on November 14, 2013.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KXGE Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ "Cumulus Makes Dial Global And Townsquare Deals Official". RadioInsight. August 30, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Cumulus-Townsquare-Peak Deal Closes". All Access. November 15, 2013. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 

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