WQUE-FM

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WQUE-FM
City of license New Orleans, Louisiana
Broadcast area New Orleans metropolitan area
Branding Q93
Slogan #1 for Hip-Hop & R&B
Frequency 93.3 MHz (also on HD Radio)
First air date January 1, 1949 (as WDSU-FM)
1971 (as WQUE)
Format Mainstream Urban
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 300 meters
Class C
Facility ID 11915
Callsign meaning Q is sounded out as in Que or Cue
Former callsigns WDSU-FM (1949-1971)
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
Sister stations KVDU, WNOE-FM, WODT, WRNO-FM, WYLD, WYLD-FM
Webcast Listen Live
Website q93.com

WQUE-FM, branded as "Q93", is a top-rated Mainstream Urban radio outlet in New Orleans, Louisiana. The station, which is owned by iHeartMedia, Inc., operates at 93.3 MHz with an ERP of 100 kW. Its current slogan is "#1 For Hip-Hop & R&B." Its transmitter is located in New Orleans' Algiers district, and its studios are located downtown. As of July 2008, the station now competes with Cumulus Media's KKND "Power 102.9" for ratings.

WQUE was originally WDSU-FM, the FM sister of WDSU-TV until 1971, when it was sold to new owners who turned it into a Beautiful music outlet. By the late 1970s, it switched to Top 40 and adopted the "Q93" handle, which they continue with today after they evolved to its current format in 1987. Q93 is one of the most popular station among African-American youth in the New Orleans area. From 2006 to 2014, it was the home of the Steve Harvey Morning Show, which now airs on sister WYLD-FM (which formerly aired Tom Joyner now on KMEZ). In January 2014, it became the home of The Breakfast Club.

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Coordinates: 29°55′12″N 90°01′30″W / 29.920°N 90.025°W / 29.920; -90.025