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City of license Winchester, Kentucky
Broadcast area Lexington, Kentucky
Branding 100.1 WKQQ
Slogan "Lexington's original rock station" or "This is 100.1 WKQQ FM Winchester-Lexington"
Frequency 100.1 MHz (also on HD Radio)
100.1 HD2 Q2 Modern Rock
First air date 1974
Format Mainstream rock
ERP 20,000 watts
HAAT 194 meters (637 feet)
Class C2
Facility ID 68206
Transmitter coordinates 38°07′24″N 84°26′37″W / 38.12333°N 84.44361°W / 38.12333; -84.44361
Former callsigns WLFX (1989-1992)
WHRS-FM (1992-1993)
WWYC (1993-1998)[1]
Owner Clear Channel Communications
(Citicasters Licenses, L.P.)
Sister stations WLAP, WMXL, WBUL-FM, WLKT, WWRW
Webcast Listen Live
Website wkqq.com

WKQQ (100.1 FM) is a radio station licensed to the city of Winchester, Kentucky, and serves the greater Lexington, Kentucky, area. The station is owned by Clear Channel Communications and licensed to Citicasters Licenses, L.P. It airs a mainstream rock format.[2]

The station has been assigned these call letters by the Federal Communications Commission since February 4, 1998.[1]


WLEX-FM [WKQQ's original call letters] came on the air in 1968 on 98.1 MHz

WKQQ was licensed as a 50 KW facility on 98.1, and in 1974 that was increased to 100 KW. It ran from this site until the late 90's when the FCC mandated that all Class C FMs running 100 KW ERP must be 1000' HAAT. At this point, WKQQ switched frequencies with the old Winchester, KY Class A FM, received a CP for 20 KW on 100.1 MHz and built a new station and identity. Winchester received the old 98.1 MHz frequency at the 100 KW power level. WBUL-FM currently occupies 98.1.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "Winter 2008 Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  3. ^ http://www.lkyradio.com/WKQQ.htm

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