KWAD
CityWadena, Minnesota
Broadcast areaWadena
Frequency920 kHz
BrandingKWAD Radio
Programming
FormatClassic Country
AffiliationsWestwood One
Ownership
OwnerHubbard Broadcasting, Inc.
(HBI Radio Brainerd/Wadena, LLC)
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.