KQTE

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KQTE
City Helendale, California
Broadcast area Victor Valley
Branding ESPN 1450 AM
Frequency 1450 kHz
First air date 2011
Format Sports radio
Power 1,000 watts
Class C
Facility ID 160413
Affiliations ESPN Radio
Owner Jeff Chang

KQTE 1450 AM is a radio station licensed to Helendale, California. The station was launched in June 2011 by Dr. Charles W. Love,[1] and originally aired an Oldies and Classic Country format.[2] Charles Love died March 9, 2016, and the license was transferred to his wife, Deanna Love.[3] On February 1, 2017, KQTE went silent.[4] The station was subsequently sold to Jeff Chang,[5] who also owns and operates television stations in California (San Francisco and Monterey) and Colorado (Grand Junction). The station resumed broadcasting in February 2018, and flipped from its existing format to all-sports from ESPN Radio on March 1, 2018.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Application Search Details, fcc.gov. Retrieved March 3, 2018.
  2. ^ "Welcome to the Frontpage". KQTE 1450. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved March 3, 2018. 
  3. ^ Application for Consent to Assign Broadcast Station Construction Permit or License to Transfer Control of Entity Holding Broadcast Station Construction Permit or License, fcc.gov. January 23, 2017. Retrieved March 3, 2018.
  4. ^ Application Search Details, fcc.gov. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
  5. ^ Asset Purchase Agreement, fcc.gov. Retrieved February 10, 2017.

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Coordinates: 34°44′26″N 117°21′50″W / 34.74056°N 117.36389°W / 34.74056; -117.36389