|City||Hot Springs, Arkansas|
|Broadcast area||Hot Springs, Arkansas|
|Slogan||Home of Arkansas' Most New Country|
|First air date||February 7, 1969|
|Callsign meaning||K Q US 97|
|Former callsigns||KWBO (1982-1986)|
|Owner||US Stations, LLC|
|Sister stations||KZNG (1981-present), KBHS (2016-present), KLXQ (1969-present), KLBL (2016-present), KJDS (1994-2016), KHHS (1991-2016), K288FP (2016-present), KLAZ (2016-present)|
KQUS-FM (97.5 FM), known as "US97", is a mainstream country formatted radio station located in Hot Springs, Arkansas. It broadcasts with an ERP of 100,000 Watts from its broadcast tower on Mount Riante, south of Hot Springs in Garland County, Arkansas, where it shares tower space with sister station KLXQ.
KQUS is owned and operated by US Stations, LLC, a local company that also owns KZNG, KBHS, KLXQ, K288FP and KLAZ in Hot Springs, Arkansas and KLBL in Malvern, Arkansas.
With a 13.0 share (12+), US97 was ranked #1 of 21 in Arbitron Ratings Data for Spring of '11.
Notable weekday on-air programming includes mornings with the "US97 Wake-Up Crew" with David B. Treadway & Vicki Parker, mid-days with Tom Duke and afternoons with Pat O'Briant.
The US Stations broadcast studio is in the former KVTH-TV Channel 26 building near the Hot Springs Mall. The previous US97 studio was in the upstairs part of the television studio, but has since moved to a new addition built in late 2006.
KQUS shares a building with sister stations KZNG, KBHS, KLXQ, KLBL, K288FP and KLAZ.
- US97 Website
- Corporate Website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for KQUS
- Radio-Locator information on KQUS
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KQUS