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KLYV Y105 logo.png
CityDubuque, Iowa
Slogan"Dubuque's Hit Music Station."
Frequency105.3 MHz
FormatTop 40 (CHR)
ERP50,000 Watts
HAAT106 meters (348 ft)
Facility ID12717
OwnerTownsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Dubuque License, LLC)
Sister stationsKXGE, WDBQ-FM/AM, WJOD
WebcastListen Live!

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