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97.5 FM, Pierce (Norfolk)

City of License: Pierce, NE

First Air Date: November 5, 2009

Operating Power: 50,000 watts

Original Call Letters: KDKN

Format: Lite Rock

General Manager: Bradley Hughes

Date of FCC Issue: November 4, 2009

Issued To: WJAG, Inc.

Through the Years

  • 2009

    November 5, 2009- began operation as Lite Rock 97-5 KEXL, licensed to Pierce, NE., with 50,000 watts at 475 feet.   Studios:  located with co-owned WJAG and KQKX, at 309 Braasch Avenue, Norfolk, NE.   Transmitter:  located north of Norfolk, NE on the southwest corner of U.S. Highway 81 and 862 Road, near Pierce, NE and southwest of Randolph, NE.

  • 2015

    Jeffrey Steffens becomes General Manager of KEXL.

  • 2018

    With the abolition of Newspaper-Radio cross ownership rule by the FCC, boosted power to 50,000.