NA AM Update

March 3, 2008 at 5:33 pm Leave a comment

580 Ashland, Oregon: 580 KGAY from KTMT
1010 Milwaukie, Oregon: KOOR from KMUZ (KMUZ changed their format from regional Mexican to adult standards on January 21,
1070 Indianapolis, Indiana: WIBC to WFNI Indianapolis, Indiana: (On December 26, 2007, WIBC’s call letters and news/talk programming moved to 93.1 FM, and 1070 became WFNI, “1070 The Fan”)
1250 Kansas City, Kansas: KKHK to KYYS Kansas City, Kansas: (On February 14th, 2008, the previous call sign “KKHK” was assigned to a classical music station in Monterey, California known as “K-Bach”)
1260 San Francisco, California: KOIT to KSFB (On December 10, 2007, a religious format came to 1260 AM; the call sign was changed to KSFB. KSFB is part of one of the largest Catholic radio network in America)
1290 Pratt, Kansas: KWLS to KMMM (“Superhits 1290 AM”, website at:
1340 Wenatchee, Washington: KZNW from KWWX (format change to sports; “Fox The Zone”)
1470 Brooklyn Park, Minnesota: KMNQ from KRJJ (The station currently simulcasts the Spanish-language programming of sister station KMNV “La Invasora 1400 A.M”. Prior to February 2008, the station aired a gospel music format)
2008 and changed their call letters to KOOR on February 1, 2008)
1510 Waukesha, Wisconsin: WRRD from WAUK (On February 12, 2008, WAUK’s call letters were switched to the 540 frequency, with the WRRD calls moving to 1510; 1510 simulcasts – at least temporarily – “540 ESPN”)
1600 Centerville, Utah: KXTA to KTUB (On 2007-11-02)

(sources for all above: American Bandscan & Wikipedia)

On Monday, March 3, Lotus Broadcasting will shift around the programming of its 3 Las Vegas AM outlets. The flagship of the group, ‘ESPN 920’ KBAD will move to the 20kw day/2kw night signal of new sign-on 1100 KWWN. “Fox Sports 1460”. KENO will then shift over to the 5kw day/500 watts night signal on 920. 1460’s 620 watt signal will pick up the Spanish language ESPN Deportes Radio.
KWWN (1100 AM) is a radio station licensed to Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. At present, the station is simulcasting it’s sister station KBAD, which carries ESPN radio. The station is owned by Lotus Broadcasting Corp.
While currently simulcasting KBAD, the station, when fully operational, will switch formats to ESPN Deportes Radio.[1]
Currently, KWWN is running tests on the station at half power (10kw day/1kw night) and is awaiting approval from the FCC to raise its power to 20kw day and 2kw night. The main focus of these tests is to define the nighttime directional pattern of the station’s signal since it uses four towers at night. According to Chief Engineer Bill Croghan of Lotus Broadcasting, “a lot of things will change within the next few months. & Wikipedia)

800 VOWR NL St.Johns now REL, was NOS
(DX -midAMerica)
1460 WZNZ Jacksonville, FL has flipped to Liberal Talk. WZNZ is owned by Chesapeake-Portsmouth Broadcasting and had been airing a Christian Preaching format as “1460 The River”. The station has website at
( & Wikipedia)
1590 OH Hillsboro: WSRW goes oldies, ex-standards
1700 IA Des Moines: KBGG 1700’s new format is sports/ESPN, using “AM 1700 The Champ”
(Upper Midwest Broadcasting & All Access)


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