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City Dubuque, Iowa
Branding Y105
Slogan "Dubuque's Hit Music Station."
Frequency 105.3 MHz
Format Top 40 (CHR)
ERP 50,000 Watts
Class C2
Owner Townsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Dubuque License, LLC)
Sister stations KXGE, WDBQ-FM/AM, WJOD
Webcast Listen Live!
Website y105online.com

KLYV (105.3 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Top 40 (CHR) format branded as Y105, serving the Dubuque, Iowa, United States, area. The station is owned by Townsquare Media and licensed to Townsquare Media Dubuque License, LLC.[1]

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


  1. ^ "KLYV 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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Coordinates: 42°30′11″N 90°42′25″W / 42.503°N 90.707°W / 42.503; -90.707