KWAD
Broadcast areaWadena
Frequency920 kHz
BrandingKWAD Radio
Programming
FormatClassic Country
AffiliationsWestwood One
Ownership
Owner
KKWS, KNSP
History
First air date
1949
Former call signs
KWMR
Technical information
Facility ID28649
ClassB
Power1,000 watts
Transmitter coordinates
46°22′13.00″N 95°9′14.00″W / 46.3702778°N 95.1538889°W / 46.3702778; -95.1538889Coordinates: 46°22′13.00″N 95°9′14.00″W / 46.3702778°N 95.1538889°W / 46.3702778; -95.1538889
Translator(s)K269HE (101.7 MHz, Wadena)
Links
Websitewww.kwadam920.com

KWAD (920 AM, "Classic Hit Country") is a radio station broadcasting a classic country music format.[1] Licensed to Wadena, Minnesota, United States, the station serves the Wadena area. The station is owned by Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc. (through licensee HBI Radio Brainerd/Wadena, LLC) and features programming from Westwood One.[2]

Hubbard Broadcasting announced on November 13, 2014, that it would purchase the Omni Broadcasting stations, including KWAD.[3] The sale was completed on February 27, 2015, at a purchase price of $8 million for the 16 stations and one translator.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Winter 2010. Archived from the original on 2010-03-01. Retrieved 2010-03-03.
  2. ^ "KWAD Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2010-03-03.
  3. ^ "Hubbard Picks up 16 Stations From Omni". Radio Ink. November 13, 2014. Archived from the original on November 13, 2014. Retrieved November 13, 2014.
  4. ^ "Hubbard Closes on 16 MN Stations from Omni". Radio Online. February 27, 2015. Retrieved March 2, 2015.