89.7 KACU-FM signed on June 2, 1986. On that date, transition from a carrier current campus station to a 33,0000-watt FM National Public Radio broadcast affiliate became complete.
Now in our 28th year, 89.7 KACU has been broadcasting the news coverage from NPR, a variety of quality daytime music and nighttime classical, and an assortment of programs to inform, amuse, and entertain our listeners.
KACU broadcasts from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas. The station broadcasts to 17 counties in the Texas Midwest region and streams worldwide. KACU employs an all student staff of on-air announcers, reporters and producers. The station is proud to provide professional radio and broadcast media experience for the next generation of journalists through work as on-air announcers, field news reporters, program producers, and program creators.
Our mission is to entertain, educate, and enrich the community of Abilene and the Big Country.
For a copy of the Articles of Incorporation of KACU, Inc., call (325) 674-2441 or mail a request to ACU Box 27820 Abilene, Texas 79699.