KMRQ
Broadcast areaModesto, California
Frequency96.7 MHz (HD Radio)
BrandingRock 96.7
Programming
FormatActive rock
SubchannelsHD2: "One Hit Wonder Radio"
Ownership
Owner
KFIV, KJSN, KOSO, KWSX
History
First air date
1979 (1979) (as KQKK)
Former call signs
KQKK (1979–1984)
KORY (1984)
KROI (1984)
KSJQ (1984–1989)
KIZS (3/24/1989–9/15/1989)
KVFX (1989–1997)
KFRY (1997–1999)
KKME (1999–2001)
Technical information
Facility ID12963
ClassA
ERP6,000 watts
HAAT91 meters (299 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
37°40′49.8″N 120°55′25.5″W / 37.680500°N 120.923750°W / 37.680500; -120.923750Coordinates: 37°40′49.8″N 120°55′25.5″W / 37.680500°N 120.923750°W / 37.680500; -120.923750
Links
WebcastListen Live
Listen Live (HD2)
Websiterock967.iheart.com

KMRQ (96.7 FM) is a radio station broadcasting an Active rock format. Licensed to Riverbank, California, United States, the station serves the Modesto area. The station is currently owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. Its studios and transmitter are located separately in Modesto.

History

The station went on the air as KQKK in 1979. Then had several callsign changes over the years KVFX 96.7 The Fox, then finally set on the KMRQ calls. The station had spent the previous 2 ½ years as a Spanish language station branded as "La Preciosa" until the switch to Active Rock on 2008-09-05.[1]