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88.3 FM, Hartington

City of License: Hartington, NE

First Air Date: July 19, 2011

Operating Power: 100,000 watts

Original Call Letters: KOLB

Format: Religious

Issued To: VSS Catholic Communications

Through the Years

  • 2007

    Construction permit is issues for VSS Catholic Communications in Omaha.  Studios and offices in Omaha.  Transmitter: north of Osmond, NE at intersection of 867th Road and 545th Avenue, 24 miles southwest of community of license, Hartington. CP is for 88.3 MHz, 100,000 watts at 367 feet.

  • 2011

    July 19, 2011-  Sign on, with call letters KOLB.  Total cost: $280,000
    (Call letters were taken from co-owned and just-sold VSS station in Firth, Nebraska on 93.7 FM, going to Home Field Communications [James Keck and Ronald Romero, Lincoln, NE] for $250,000.)
    No longer needing its Norfolk translator, VSS Catholic Communications sells K252EG 98.3 to Agnus Dei Communications for $12,640.  KOLB delivers a rimshot signal into Norfolk.