95 KQDS – KQDS-FM is a broadcast radio station from Duluth, MN, United States, providing a Contemporary blend of rock from the ’60s through the ’90s. KQDS-FM (94.9 FM, “95 KQDS”) is a classic rock music formatted radio station located in Duluth, Minnesota.
KQDS-FM is a classic rock music formatted radio station located in Duluth, Minnesota. Established in 1976 as KAOH-FM,
KAOH-FM, the station is owned by Midwest Communications and follows a format similar to that of the well-known KQRS-FM in the Twin Cities.
The studios are located in downtown Duluth, along with KDAL, KDAL-FM, KDKE, KTCO, WDSM, and WDUL.
KQDS-FM is simulcast on WMFG-FM (106.3) in Hibbing. Prior to Midwest selling the stations, KQDS-FM was also simulcast on WXXZ (95.3 FM, now WFNX) in Grand Marais and KAOD (106.7 FM, now KZJZ) in Babbitt. KQ 95’s main competitor is Townsquare Media’s WEBC (560 AM/106.5 FM).
KQDS-FM is probably best known for “The KQ Morning Show” which for the last decade has been rated first among adults 25-54 and Men 25–54. The show’s longtime host, Bill Jones left the station, the broadcast industry, and the city of Duluth on December 15, 2009. Jones’ Co-host, Jason Manning has returned to KQ with a “revamped” morning show with new co-host Frank Before. In 2011, Befera was let go and the Morning Show switched to its current line-up of Jason Manning and longtime afternoon DJ Scott Savage.
Radio contact INFO:
Address: 501 Lake Avenue South – Suite 200 Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: +1 218-728-9500