98.5 FM, Maxwell
First Air Date: February 23, 2000
Operating Power: 55,000 watts
Original Call Letters: KRKU
Format: Classic Rock
General Manager: David Stout
Issued To: McCook Radio Group
Through the Years
KRKU signs on with 55,000 watts at 361 feet. Studios/Office: 1811 West O Street in McCook, NE. Transmitter: on co-owned KBRL 1300/KICX FM tower, 4 miles southwest of McCook.
August, 2000- License to cover.
Construction permit to move community of license to Maxwell (North Platte market) at new tower site, 14 miles northwest of Maxwell, six miles north of North Platte along US-83 on the KXNP tower. 55,000 watts at 167 feet, modified to 292 feet in 2007.
January, 2007- Sold to Armada Media-McCook, Inc (802 West C Street, McCook). Seeks to keep McCook community of license.
December, 2007- Returns to Maxwell Construction Permit. NRG Media enters an LMA with Armada.
August, 2008- Call letters changed to KHAQ.
Power is increased to 100,000 watts at 276 feet.