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105.3 FM, Orchard

City of License: Orchard, NE

First Air Date: June 14, 1987

Operating Power: 100,000 watts

Original Call Letters: KGRD

Format: Religious

Network Affiliation: USA, Moody

General Manager: Brad Grabbert, Station Manager

Program Director: Herb Roszhart

Sales Manager: Herb Roszhart

Chief Engineer: Herb Roszhart

Issued To: Good Life Radio, Inc

Through the Years

  • 1987

    June 14, 1987-  KGRD FM signs on with 100,000 watts at 446 feet.  Owner:  Good Life Radio, Inc. (Herbert Roszhart Jr and Ardys Roszhart, equal partners)  1408 A Street, Aurora, NE.
    Transmitter:  Sate Spur 45tA, one mile North of US-20, 14 miles Southeast of O’Neill and nine miles west of Orchard.  President:  Herbert Roszhart, Jr.

  • 1991

    Transfer of control from Good Life Radio Inc. (Herbert Roszhart and Ardys A. Roszhart) to The Praise Network, Inc (128 South 4th Street, O’Neill, NE) for assumption of debts and liabilities.  Format:  Christian Contemporary

  • 1997

    Translators Added:
    K220FV 91.9 FM Yankton, SD (140 watts)
    K205CU 88.9 FM Burwell, NE (235 watts)

  • 1998

    Translators added:
    K217CT 91.3 FM Ainsworth, NE (222 watts)
    K222AL 92.3 FM Platte, SD (75 watts)

  • 1999

    A new tower is constructed, just north of the old one, antenna remains at 446 feet.

  • 2022

    With the sign on of co-owned KGRU 89.5 FM, The Praise Network sold translator K205CU to the Nebraska Rural Radio Association for $6,000.