Radio station plans fundraiser

KSKQ, a community-owned and -operated radio station based in Ashland, is planning a massive yard sale and waffle fest this weekend to raise money to expand its signal.

The event will be from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at the station, 330 E. Hersey St., No. 2. A September on-air membership campaign and additional monthly events are planned through the end of the year.

Volunteers want to raise $16,500 by year's end to expand the station's signal from the California border to Shady Cove and from Jacksonville to the Mountain Lakes area. The boost in power requires a specially-tuned antenna, a stereo transmitter and modifications to the fire tower on which the antenna is mounted.

KSKQ can be heard in Ashland and Talent at 89.5 FM and on the web at

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