88.9 FM, Omaha
First Air Date: May, 1997
Operating Power: 210 watts
Original Call Letters: KNOS
General Manager: Bill Thompson
Issued To: Omaha Community Broadcasting
Through the Years
May, 1997- KNOS signs on as a non-commercial station. Power 210 watts at 59 feet. Studios and transmitter were located in the old KBWH studios at 5829 North 60th Street in Omaha. Owner and General Manager is Bill Thompson (Omaha Community Broadcasting. Target audience is Omaha’s Black community.
November 29, 1998- Station is silenced by the owner in frustration of poor financial support and negative publicity resulting from a concert promotion.
Station is sold to VSS Catholic Communications (Stephen Hruby, Omaha) for $100,000.
January, 1999-Station returns to the air as KVSS, for Veni, Sancte, Spiritus with satellite-delivered programming from the Catholic network, EWTN. Sherry Kennedy-Browning is the General Manager.
September, 1999- A power upgrade to 1,000 watts is authorized, but is only increased to 500 watts.
Station gets new authorization to go to 2,750 watts, but is constructed instead at 1,500 watts at 482 feet on the WOWT tower at 72nd and Crown Point, Omaha.
Station is sold to Bible Broadcasting Network (Charlotte, NC) for $825,000.
June, 2009- Call letters are changed to KYFG when VSS programming moves to 102.7FM including the KVSS call letters.