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City Evergreen, Montana
Broadcast area Kalispell, Montana
and The Flathead
Branding "1340 The Lounge"
Slogan "Music with Style"
Frequency 1340 kHz
First air date 2008
Format Adult Standards
Power 1,000 watts (day)
670 watts (night)
Class C
Facility ID 160700
Transmitter coordinates 48°14′20″N 114°15′09″W / 48.23889°N 114.25250°W / 48.23889; -114.25250
Affiliations America's Best Music (Dial Global)
Owner Anderson Radio Broadcasting, Inc.
Sister stations KERR, KIBG, KKMT, KQRK
Website KQJZ Online

KQJZ (1340 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Evergreen, Montana, USA. The station is owned by Anderson Radio Broadcasting, Inc.

KQJZ broadcasts an Adult Standards music format to Kalispell, Montana, and The Flathead.[1]


This station received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on January 26, 2006.[2] The new station was assigned the call letters KQJZ by the FCC on April 26, 2006.[3]

Logo used until October, 2012.

In November 2006, permit holder Advance Acquisition, Inc., reached an agreement to sell this still-under construction station to Anderson Radio Broadcasting, Inc., for a reported sale price of $200,000.[4] The deal was approved by the FCC on January 12, 2007, and after a series of extensions the transaction was consummated on February 29, 2008.[5] KQJZ received its license to cover from the FCC on December 4, 2008.[6]

In October, 2012, KQJZ switched formats from Smooth Jazz to Adult Standards as "1340 The Lounge".


KQJZ programming is also carried on a broadcast translator station to extend or improve the coverage area of the station. This translator previously carried another Anderson station, KIBG.

Call sign Frequency
City of license ERP
Class FCC info
K278BI 103.5 FM Kalispell, Montana 70 D FCC


  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  2. ^ "Application Search Details (BNP-20040128AFT)". FCC Media Bureau. January 26, 2006. 
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  4. ^ "Deals - 2007-01-27". Broadcasting & Cable. January 28, 2007. 
  5. ^ "Application Search Details (BAP-20061128AKJ)". FCC Media Bureau. February 29, 2008. 
  6. ^ "Application Search Details (BL-20081107AEU)". FCC Media Bureau. December 4, 2008. 

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