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107.3 FM, Hershey (North Platte)

City of License: Hershey, NE

First Air Date: January 1,2008

Operating Power: 25,000 watts

Original Call Letters: KNPQ

Format: Country

Date of FCC Issue: April 4, 2008

Issued To: Eagle Communications

Through the Years

  • 2005

    March 2, 2005-Construction permit is approved for 107.3 FM

  • 2007

    November 9, 2007- Call letters KNPQ are approved by the FCC.

  • 2008

    January 1, 2008-KNPQ FM signs on with 25,000 watts at 325 feet.   Transmitter:  West 17th and North Washington Avenue, on the KJTF tower, 12 miles east of Hershey, 1.2 miles from downtown North Platte.

    Owner:  Eagle Communications, Hays, KS (Gary Shorman).  Studios located at 1301 E. 4th Street, co-located with KOOQ  AM and KELN FM.

  • 2020

    August 31, 2020-  Eagle bought KZTL 93.5 (Paxton) and “Rock 100” KRNP (Sutherland) from Legacy Communications (Jay Vavricek) for $800,000.

    October, 2020- After moving current country format and airstaff to the newly required “Z93.5” KZTL, the station then stunting with Christmas music, Eagle flipped Country “Q 107.3” KNPQ to Classic Country, branded as “Q Country Legend 107.3” on December 28,  2020.