KQPN

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KQPN
CityWest Memphis, Arkansas
Broadcast areaMemphis, Tennessee
BrandingSB Nation Radio 730 Memphis
Slogan"What Sports Talk Should Be."
Frequency730 kHz
First air date1962 (as KSUD)
FormatSports
Power1,000 watts
ClassB
Facility ID48749
Former callsignsKSUD (1962-2005)
AffiliationsSB Nation Radio
OwnerF.W. Robbert Broadcasting
WebcastListen Live (via TuneIn)
Websitewww.730sports.com

KQPN is the local sports radio station located in West Memphis, Arkansas, and serving the Memphis, Tennessee, area. The station is branded as "Memphis' Sports Station", and is commonly referred to as '730 Yahoo Sports'.

KQPN is also Memphis' home for Mississippi State athletics.

History[edit]

KSUD signed on 1962 and played rock and roll. By 1963, the music was a mix of folk, country, and gospel.[1] Previous formats include Contemporary Christian.[2]

In May 2005 KSUD became an ESPN Radio affiliate[3] and changed its letters to KQPN later that year.[4] On August 4, 2008, ESPN moved to WSMB from KQPN, and KQPN took over the Fox Sports programming from WSMB the next day.[5]

KQPN became affiliated with Yahoo! Sports Radio on December 5, 2011 after Entercom's WMC-AM acquired Fox Sports Radio away from KQPN beginning on October 17, 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.rockabillyhall.com/ChuckComer.html, Retrieved on 2009-02-26.
  2. ^ http://www.memphiswebsites.com/m-rtv.htm, Retrieved on 2009-02-26.
  3. ^ http://www.worldcrossing.com/WebX?14@83.bxJDd5TOnpV@.1dde2ed8/330, Retrieved on 2009-02-26.
  4. ^ http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC-262025A1.txt, Retrieved on 2009-02-26.
  5. ^ "680 AM to Become ESPN Radio Affiliate". Memphis Business Journal. 2008-08-01.

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Coordinates: 35°14′46″N 90°08′49″W / 35.24611°N 90.14694°W / 35.24611; -90.14694