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WQNR-FM logo.jpg
City of license Tallassee, Alabama
Broadcast area Auburn, Alabama
Columbus, Georgia
Branding 99.9 Kate FM
Slogan Best of the '70s, '80s, & Whatever
Frequency 99.9 MHz
First air date 1992 (as WACQ-FM)
Format Variety Hits
ERP 2,950 watts
HAAT 142 meters
Class A
Facility ID 68310
Transmitter coordinates 32°26′30.00″N 85°47′45.00″W / 32.4416667°N 85.7958333°W / 32.4416667; -85.7958333
Former callsigns WACQ-FM (1989-1999)[1]
Owner Tiger Communications, Inc.
Sister stations WACQ, WAUD, WQSI, WTGZ
Website katefm.com

WQNR (99.9 FM, "99.9 Kate FM") is a radio station broadcasting a variety hits format.[2] Licensed to Tallassee, Alabama, USA, the station serves the Auburn, Alabama, area. The station is currently owned by Tiger Communications, Inc.[3]

The station was assigned the WQNR call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on July 29, 1999.[1]


The station has been previously known as "99.9 The Rock" with an adult album alternative music format. On April 14, 2008, the station was rebranded as "99.9 Kate FM" with a variety hits format.[4]

Awards and honors[edit]

In 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007 WQNR, as 99.9 'The Rock', was recognized as "College Station of the Year" by New Music Weekly Magazine at the New Music Awards.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "WQNR Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  4. ^ ""Kate FM" website". 
  5. ^ "2007 New Music Awards". New Music Weekly. 2007-11-10. 

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