CityRock Island, Washington
Broadcast areaWenatchee, Washington
Frequency99.5 MHz
Branding99-5 The Bridge
FormatHot adult contemporary
AffiliationsPremiere Radio Networks
OwnerCherry Creek Media
(CCM-Wenatchee IV, LLC)
First air date
June 24, 1988; 33 years ago (1988-06-24) (as KXAA)
Former call signs
KXAA (1988–2000)
KAAP (2000–2016)
Call sign meaning
K Q The BridGe
Technical information
Facility ID63882
ERP5,300 watts
HAAT−25 meters (−82 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
47°22′52.00″N 120°17′15.00″W / 47.3811111°N 120.2875000°W / 47.3811111; -120.2875000
WebcastListen Live

KQBG (99.5 FM, "99-5 The Bridge") is a radio station broadcasting a hot adult contemporary format. Licensed to Rock Island, Washington, United States, the station serves the Wenatchee area. It is currently owned by Cherry Creek Media and licensed to CCM-Wenatchee IV, LLC and features programming from Premiere Radio Networks.[1]


The station went on the air as KXAA on June 24, 1988. On February 1, 2000, it changed its call sign to KAAP.[2]

On May 6, 2016, at noon, KAAP changed its format from adult contemporary to hot adult contemporary, branded as "99.5 The Bridge". The first song on The Bridge was "SexyBack" by Justin Timberlake.[3] The station also changed its call sign from KAAP to KQBG.


In June 2006, a deal was reached for KAAP to be acquired by Cherry Creek Media from Fisher Radio Regional Group as part of a 24-station deal with a total reported sale price of $33.3 million.[4]


  1. ^ "KQBG Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ "KQBG Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ The Apple Falls Onto a Bridge in Wenatchee Radioinsight - May 6, 2016
  4. ^ "Deals". Broadcasting & Cable. June 19, 2006.