88.3 FM, Beatrice
First Air Date: 2001
Operating Power: 4,200 watts
Original Call Letters: KQIQ
General Manager: John Brooks, faculty
Issued To: Southeast Community College
Through the Years
KQIQ sign on, 4,200 watts at 328 feet. Owner is Southeast Community College, 4771 W. Scott Road. Studios on campus. Staffed and managed by students in the college’s Mass Media program. Transmitter- South of Harbine, NE, near US-136, 14 miles west of Beatrice.
Station is sold to Mission Nebraska for $4,400 plus FCC filing costs, becoming Mission Nebraska’s ninth station. Main studio waiver to co-locate KQIQ’s studio with KROA 95.7 Grand Island, was approved.