KQRZ-LP

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KQRZ-LP
CityHillsboro, Oregon
Frequency100.7 MHz
First air dateJuly 22, 2012
FormatOldies
ERP10 watts
HAAT131 meters (430 ft)
ClassL1
Facility ID134266
Transmitter coordinates45°27′22.00″N 122°52′48.00″W / 45.4561111°N 122.8800000°W / 45.4561111; -122.8800000 (KQRZ)
Callsign meaningAmateur radio Q Code: "Who is calling me?"
AffiliationsWestern Oregon Radio Club, Inc.
OwnerOregon Amateur Radio Club, Inc.
Sister stationsKISN-LP
Websitekqrz.org

KQRZ-LP (100.7 FM) is a low-power radio station licensed to Hillsboro, Oregon, United States. The station is owned by the Oregon Amateur Radio Club, Inc. KQRZ-LP signed on the air July 22, 2012, on an initial frequency of 101.5 MHz.[1] On July 11, 2013, at 8:00 PM, KQRZ-LP changed the transmit frequency to 100.7 MHz, although the license to cover that frequency was not issued by the Federal Communications Commission until September 4, 2013.

On July 22, 2012, KQRZ undertook an affiliation with the WORC Oldies Network, which syndicates broadcast material to other low-power radio stations interested in amateur radio. Programming includes amateur (ham) radio news, educational material, comedy, oldies, and adult standard music.

Veteran disc jockey (DJ) "The Vegetable Man", who was local to Pacific Northwest radio in the 1960s, is also broadcast by the network with periodic shows daily.

Fictional[edit]

The call letters of KQRZ were used for a fictional TV station in Los Angeles, California, in the Adam-12 television episode entitled Pick Up.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KQRZ-LP Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2012-05-03.

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