103.9 FM, Superior
First Air Date: February 25, 1977
Operating Power: 500 watts
Original Call Letters: KRFS FM
Format: Simulcast KRFS AM, then Easy Listening after KRFS AM signoff.
General Manager: Charles Wolfe
Issued To: Valley Broadcasting Company
Through the Years
February 25, 1977- KRFS FM signs on at 103.9, 500 watts at 59 feet, co-located with KRFS AM at 610 West 8th Street at North Park Street, northwest edge of Superior.
Programming duplicates that of KRFS AM, then Easy Listening after KRFS AM sign off.
Valley Broadcasting Company is sold by LeRoy L. Wolfe and others to David Rieck and Dennis E. Hull for $157,500. Sale includes KRFS AM & FM.
September, 1980- Granted transfer of control of stations from David Rieck (50% before; none after) to Dennis Hull (50% before; 100% after) for $53,900. Rieck has no other broadcast interests. Hull is vice president of the stations.
MOR/Country format is adjusted to full Country, with weekly Oldies 8 hours. Adds ABC affiliation.
August, 1990-Valley Broadcasting Co. Inc. (Dennis and Mary Hull) sell to Superior Broadcasting, Inc. (Herbert R. and Ruby J. Hoeflicker) for $120,000. Sales includes KRFS AM. Hoeflickers are husband and wife who are each 50% shareholders of H.R.H. Broadcasting Corp., licensee of KFRM AM, Salina, KS.
KRFS FM power is increased to 2,000 watts, still at 59 feet.
KRFS FM is upgraded to 6,000 watts at 220 feet. New transmitter site is located in rural Nuckolls County, NE, 3.2 kilometers West and 1.8 kilometers North of intersection of Highway U. S. 136 and Nebraska 14.
October, 2002-Hoeflicker Stations (Herbert R. Hoeflicker, President) sells KRFS AM & FM to CK Broadcasting, Inc. (Cory Kopsa, President) for $150,000.
KRFS FM format remains Country while KRFS AM flips to Adult Standards.
KRFS FM gets power increase to 12,000 watts.