89.5 KACU-FM signed on June 2, 1986. On that date, transition from a carrier current campus station to a 33,000-watt FM National Public Radio broadcast affiliate became complete.
Now in our 21st year, 89.5 KACU has been broadcasting the best news coverage from National Public Radio, a variety of quality daytime music and nighttime classical, and an assortment of programs to inform, amuse, and entertain our listeners in the Big Country. KACU programming is provided by American Public Media, Public Radio International and BBC World Service.
89.5 KACU broadcasts from the campus of Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas. The station broadcasts to 27 counties in the West Texas region.