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ⓘ WQNA




WQNA
                                     

ⓘ WQNA

For its first 39 years of existence, WQNA was owned by the Capital Area Career Center and formed part of its the Digital Radio/TV program. WQNA was granted its first license on March 5, 1980, run by students and broadcasting at 10 watts. In 1998, the station went 24 hours with volunteers and automation, at 3.000 watts, but only a 90-foot 27 m tower. WQNA was one of the first radio stations in the country to stream live on the Internet. The station upgraded to a taller 270-foot 82 m tower at 250 watts in 2002.

In August 2019, career center capital put the station on sale due to the lack of student interest. Until a buyer is found, WQNA will continue to work with the staff volunteers. Three months later, the career center of the capital approved the sale of station for $47.000 in the Catholic network of the Covenant, whose presence in Springfield earlier it was limited to a couple of translators. WQNA immediately stopped as a result. The volunteer DJs on WQNA trying to collect funds to buy another station.