|Broadcast area||Boise metropolitan area|
|Branding||100.3 The X|
|First air date||1978 (as KWBJ at 100.1)|
|Callsign meaning||K Q X Rock|
|Former callsigns||KWBJ (1978-1984)
|Former frequencies||100.1 MHz (1978-1995)|
|Owner||The E.W. Scripps Company
(Scripps Broadcasting Holdings LLC)
KQXR is a commercial radio station licensed in Payette, Idaho, broadcasting to the Boise, Idaho metro area on 100.3 FM. The station is owned by The E.W. Scripps Company with studios located at 5257 Fairview Avenue #260, Boise, Idaho 83706.
The station was a finalist for Radio and Records magazine's 2007 Industry Achievement Award for best Alternative Station for markets 100 and up. Other finalists include WKZQ-FM, WJSE, WBTZ, KXNA, and WSFM. The station won the "Small Market Radio Station of the Year" at the RadioContraband Rock Radio Convention in 2012
Journal Communications and The E.W. Scripps Company announced on July 30, 2014 that the two companies would merge to create a new broadcast company under the E.W. Scripps Company name that will own the two companies' broadcast properties, including KQXR. The transaction is slated to be completed in 2015, pending shareholder and regulatory approvals.
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