Farmington Mutual Broadcasting System, an organization developed for community radio in Farmington and surrounding area. Organization Officers include:President
Dave Mercerof Farmington Vice President
Lamoyne Westerbeckof Farmington Secretary
Chad Welchof Farmington Treasurer
Carol Mercerof Farmington Volunteers
Melissa WesterbeckFarmington Mutual Broadcasting owns and operates Double Q 1610/106.3. Double Q 1610 Khz/106.3 MHz, True Community Radio In Southeast IA.
Double Q is Farmington Community Radio, The FCC allows low power, community radio stations to broadcast provided the broadcast power and transmitter comply with government regulations. Our transmitter is approved under FCC rule Part 15.219 which is not a radiation limitation but a power and antenna length limitation. The Hamilton Rangemaster 1000 transmitter is FCC certified FCC ID#NWXAM1000 that KWQQ 1610 uses operates at 100mw (1/10 of a watt). For comparison KILJ a long established commercial station in Mount Pleasant transmits at 250 daytime watts, 25,000 time as powerful as KWQQ. Advances in technology today allow us to obtain high quality sound on low power AM within our broadcast radius. Double Q is the place to hear your favorite music and memories from yesterday. Double Q 1610/106.3 is YOUR radio station!
Support DoubleQ, the station dedicated to Farmington's community. Your donation helps us pay our music licensing fees, our talent, upkeep for our station and equipment, and it keeps independent radio on the air in Van Buren County.