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Want to air a show/program on KQQY 90.1 FM?


Last Updated: September 15, 2022

Airing Shows/Programs

There have been recent policy, rules and regulation changes at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). There are changes to the way non-commercial FM radio station's process their underwriting and overall financial contributions to the radio station. We have designated this area on our website that provides specific information to Show/Program Producers and the airing of shows/programs to be aired on KQQY 90.1 FM.

In recent months, Las Vegas Public Radio overhauled portions of it's billing system to accomodate the recent changes that came from the FCC and to better accomodate show/program producers. This includes simplified billing and contract processes which went into effect on July 1, 2021 shortly before KIOF 97.9 FM went off the air for the last time on September 4, 2022. As a reminder, here are some existing Non-Commercial Educational (NCE) policies, rules and regulations to be phased out in a de-centralized U.S. Communications Administration to root out the communism on American soil:

Allowed:

  • All shows/programs to be aired on KQQY 90.1 FM that reference a telephone number for the listener to call must reference the radio station's call-in number of (702) 425-4089. This eliminates confusion to the listener that they are calling into a radio station and not some third-party location.
  • All shows/programs to be aired on KQQY 90.1 FM are to be under a specific underwriting contract with a period specified.
  • All shows/programs to be aired on KQQY 90.1 FM should promote the show/program page here on the KQQY 90.1 FM website and not some third-party website or social media platform. This eliminates confusion to the listener when they are looking for show/program information on the radio station's website. Show/Program producers are permitted to place hyperlinks and other information on their respective show/program pages here on the radio station's website.

Not Allowed:

  • Shows/programs that air a telephone number to call in during the show/program that is not the radio station's call-in number of (702) 425-4089 will not be aired on KQQY 90.1 FM.
  • Show/programs that air on KQQY 90.1 FM that do not have a specific underwriting contract assigned to the show/program will not be permitted to air on the radio station.
  • Show/programs will not reference third-party websites or social media platforms.

Show/Program Producer Steps

So how do you get a show/program to be aired on KQQY 90.1 FM? It's simple, just follow these steps and we'll get your show/program to air very quickly once KQQY 90.1 FM goes "Live". These steps require you to provide the radio station with MP3 files of your show/program, otherwise the costs are considerably higher if your wish to air the show/program directly from our studios and call the radio station at (702) 425-4088 for more information.

All shows/programs to be aired on KQQY 90.1 FM will begin on the first of the month to allow enough time for all steps below to be followed.

Step 1:
All show/programs start out with purchasing a promotional package customized for the show/program to be aired on KQQY 90.1 FM. This is done by picking the specific Underwriting Promotional Package that suits the needs of your show/program. Visit our Underwriting page and select a package to make the initial purchase and get started. This will show up on your monthly billing statement as Promo Package A, Promo Package B, Promo Package C or any combination of the packages you initially purchase. You may provide the radio station with your 30 second promotional audio in MP3 format or the radio station will produce the 30 second promotional audio at no extra charge. Purchasing an Underwriting Promotional Package is required to get started, no exceptions.

Step 2:
Currently all show/programs to be aired on KQQY 90.1 FM will be billed at the quantity of shows aired during each month. For instance, if you want to purchase airtime for a one hour show/program at $232.00 for each Monday-Friday per month, your show/program will cost $232.00 X 20 = $4,640.00 monthly. Once you determine your required hours for the month, a specific underwriting contract can be drafted with this information. You may also purchase re-plays of the show at the same per-show/program rate and will be fit in on the Program Schedule. Also visit our Underwriting page to see the Show/Program Underwriting Time Packages.

Step 3:
Provide your information from Step's 1 and 2 to the radio station via email. The radio station will generate a specific underwriting contract for you once it has obtained your information. The radio station will then email your underwriting contract to you. Once you have finished reviewing your underwriting contract, sign it, scan to PDF and email a copy back to the radio station so your accounts can be immediately established.

Step 4:
After KQQY 90.1 FM receives your signed underwriting contract, your billing account will be created in our system. Once your account has been created, an initial invoice will be generated which shows your account information. This invoice will be emailed to you for payment and your records. If you have already made payment online in Step 1 via credit card, this will be noted on your first invoice.

Step 5:
Obtain your FTP account on where you should upload your shows/programs. The radio station will provision an FTP account that is specific to your billing account. This FTP account information will be emailed to you from our radio station staff and you may provide this information to the person who is in charge of delivering the shows/programs to KQQY 90.1 FM.

Step 6:
Your show/program page will be setup. All shows/programs that have a signed underwrting contract get show/program space on our website. This is accessibile by the general public by clicking on the Show drop down on the menu bar and selecting your show/program page once it has been enabled. The show/program pages may consist of areas where the listsners can click on previously aired shows/programs to listen again as well as areas where they may comment about your show/program. These pages are managed by KQQY 90.1 FM radio station staff and are updated based on your informational needs about the show/program which can include hyperlinks to your third-party website. Remember, we are here to promote your show/program on our radio station, KQQY 90.1 FM, and not third-party websites or social media sites.

Step 7:
Look for your show/program on our Program Schedule and tune in.