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103.9 FM, Superior

City of License: Superior, NE

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

  • 1977

    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.

  • 1980

    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.

  • 1987

    MOR/Country format is adjusted to full Country, with weekly Oldies 8 hours.  Adds ABC affiliation.

  • 1990

    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.

  • 1992

    KRFS FM power is increased to 2,000 watts, still at 59 feet.

  • 1994

    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.

  • 2002

    October, 2002-Hoeflicker Stations (Herbert R. Hoeflicker, President) sells KRFS AM & FM to CK Broadcasting, Inc. (Cory Kopsa, President) for $150,000.

  • 2004

    KRFS FM format remains Country while KRFS AM flips to Adult Standards.

  • 2013

    KRFS FM gets power increase to 12,000 watts.