102.9 FM, Imperial
First Air Date: August 28,2003
Operating Power: 300 watts
Original Call Letters: KADL
Format: 60s & 70s Oldies
Network Affiliation: ABC
General Manager: David M. Stout
Issued To: Imperial Media Association
Through the Years
July, 2001- Call letters assigned: KURK
Original Construction Permit: 102.9 mhz, 100,000 watts at 1,000 feet. License: Imperial Media Association (David M. Stout).
June 20, 2003- Call letters changed to KADL.
August 28- KADL signs on at 300 watts at 223 feet. Owners: Imperial Media Association, subsidiary of McCook Radio Group (Dave and Connie Stout). David Stout is the General Manager.
Format- 60’s and 70’s Oldies, local news, high school sports, ABC network, ag reports from the Brownfield Network.
October 17, 2006- McCook Radio Group sells KADL to Armada Media (Jim Coursolle, WI) as part of a $3.6 million deal that includes KBRL 1300 AM, KRKU 98.5 FM and KICX 96.1FM McCook, three stations in Colorado, and all associated construction permits.
Bryan Loker, General Manager.
KADL is granted construction permit to increase ERP to 100,000 watts. The station was originally permitted for 100,000 watts but signed on with lower power. The permit expired in 2013 with no upgrade completed. Permits were renewed in 2013 and 2016 with the same results.