KQCL
KQCL POWER96 logo.png
Broadcast areaLakeville, Minnesota
Northfield, Minnesota
Owatonna, Minnesota
Frequency95.9 MHz
BrandingPower 96
Programming
FormatClassic rock
Ownership
Owner
KDHL, KRFO, KRFO-FM
History
First air date
January 10, 1968 (as KDHL-FM)
Former call signs
KDHL-FM (1968-1987)
KOFN (1987-1988)
Technical information
Facility ID54628
ClassA
ERP6,000 watts
HAAT100 meters (330 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
44°21′25.00″N 93°11′31.00″W / 44.3569444°N 93.1919444°W / 44.3569444; -93.1919444Coordinates: 44°21′25.00″N 93°11′31.00″W / 44.3569444°N 93.1919444°W / 44.3569444; -93.1919444
Links
WebcastListen Live
Websitepower96radio.com

KQCL (95.9 FM, "Classic Rock Power 96") is a radio station broadcasting a classic rock music format.[1] Licensed to Faribault, Minnesota, United States, the station is currently owned by Townsquare Media.[2]

History

The station was assigned the call sign KDHL-FM on January 10, 1968. On September 1, 1987, the station changed its call sign to KOFN, and on November 1, 1988, to the current KQCL.[3]

On August 30, 2013, a deal was announced in which Townsquare Media would acquire 53 Cumulus stations, including KQCL, for $238 million. The deal was part of Cumulus' acquisition of Dial Global; Townsquare and Dial Global were both controlled by Oaktree Capital Management.[4][5] The sale to Townsquare was completed on November 14, 2013.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Summer 2009. Retrieved August 3, 2009.
  2. ^ "KQCL Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 3, 2009.
  3. ^ "KQCL Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved August 3, 2009.
  4. ^ "Official: Cumulus Buys Dial Global, Spins Some Stations To Townsquare; Peak Stations Sold To Townsquare, Fresno Spun To Cumulus". All Access. August 30, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  5. ^ "Cumulus Makes Dial Global And Townsquare Deals Official". RadioInsight. August 30, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  6. ^ "Cumulus-Townsquare-Peak Deal Closes". All Access. November 15, 2013. Retrieved November 16, 2013.