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City of license Amarillo, Texas, U.S.A.
Branding 93.1 the Beat
Slogan "The Beat of Amarillo"
Frequency 93.1 MHz
First air date 1977
Format Rhythmic Top 40 (2000 – Present), Top 40 (1977 – 2000)
ERP 100,000 watts
Class C1
Owner Cumulus Media
Sister stations KARX, KPUR-FM/AM, KZRK-FM/AM

KQIZ-FM is a Rhythmic Top 40 music formatted radio station in Amarillo, Texas, U.S.A.. KQIZ is owned by the media company, Cumulus Media. It was originally a Top 40 radio station called Z-93. In September 2000, it altered its format from the Pop/CHR-styled Top 40 format to the current one consisting of Hip Hop, R&B and some Dance music and changed its name to 93.1 The Beat. The first song under their new format was "Party Up" by rapper DMX.[1]

KQIZ was owned by Wiskes Abaris Communications until they were acquired by Cumulus Media in 1998.[2]


As of February 1, the full-time personalities were:

The station is also an affiliate of the syndicated Baka Boyz, Clinton Sparks Smash Time Radio, MTV TRL Hip Hop Countdown, Sunday Nite Slow Jams with R-Dub, and Live in the Den with Big Tigger.


External links

  • Query the FCC's FM station database for KQIZ
  • Radio-Locator information on KQIZ
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KQIZ

Coordinates: 35°17′35″N 101°50′49″W / 35.293°N 101.847°W / 35.293; -101.847

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