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WQNR-FM logo.jpg
City Tallassee, Alabama
Broadcast area Auburn, Alabama
Columbus, Georgia
Branding 99.9 Kate FM
Slogan Best of the '70s, '80s, & Whatever
Frequency 99.9 MHz
First air date 1992 (as WACQ-FM)
Format Variety Hits
ERP 2,950 watts
HAAT 142 meters
Class A
Facility ID 68310
Transmitter coordinates 32°26′30.00″N 85°47′45.00″W / 32.4416667°N 85.7958333°W / 32.4416667; -85.7958333
Former callsigns WACQ-FM (1989-1999)[1]
Owner Tiger Communications, Inc.
Sister stations WACQ, WAUD, WQSI, WTGZ
Webcast http://mixlr.com/99katefm/
Website katefm.com

WQNR (99.9 FM, "99.9 Kate FM") is a radio station broadcasting a variety hits format.[2] Licensed to Tallassee, Alabama, USA, the station serves the Auburn, Alabama, area. The station is currently owned by Tiger Communications, Inc.[3]

The station was assigned the WQNR call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on July 29, 1999.[1]

The station is an affiliate of the syndicated Pink Floyd program "Floydian Slip."


The station has been previously known as "99.9 The Rock" with an adult album alternative music format. On April 14, 2008, the station was rebranded as "99.9 Kate FM" with a variety hits format.[4]

Awards and honors[edit]

In 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007 WQNR, as 99.9 'The Rock', was recognized as "College Station of the Year" by New Music Weekly Magazine at the New Music Awards.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "WQNR Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  4. ^ ""Kate FM" website". 
  5. ^ "2007 New Music Awards". New Music Weekly. 2007-11-10. 

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