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KILR-FM (95.9 FM) is a commercial radio station serving the Estherville, Iowa area, as well as the Iowa Great Lakes region. The station broadcasts a Country format. KILR is licensed to Jacobson Broadcasting Company, Inc which is owned by Roger J. and Barbara J. Jacobson.
They also own sister station KILR (AM). The AM-FM studios, transmitter, and tower are located northeast of Estherville along Iowa Highway 4. The station first signed on in October 1969 with 3,000 watts.
According to the Antenna Structure Registration database, the tower is 108.8 m (357 ft) tall with the FM broadcast antenna mounted at the 102 m (335 ft) level. The calculated Height Above Average Terrain is 99 m (325 ft). In 2007, the FCC issued Jacobson a construction permit allowing a power increase to 50,000 watts, along with increasing the HAAT to 150 m (492 ft). A new transmitter site was be located about 10 miles southwest of Estherville. As of January 2017, that facility change never took place. According to records, it’s still out on Highway 4.
KILR-FM 95.9 is a broadcast Radio station from Estherville, Iowa, United States, providing Country Hits, Pop, and Bluegrass Music. Station also provides News, Talk, and Informative programs.
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