KGY (AM)

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KGY(AM)
City of licenseOlympia, Washington
Branding95.3 KGY
SloganOlympia's News, Sports, Music
Frequency1240 kHz
Translator(s)95.3 K237FR (Tumwater)
Repeaters96.9-2 KYYO-HD2
First air date1922
FormatTalk/Classic Hits
Power1,000 watts (unlimited)
ClassC
Facility ID34486
Transmitter coordinates47°03′31″N 122°54′09″W / 47.05861°N 122.90250°W / 47.05861; -122.90250
OwnerKGY, Inc.
Sister stationsKYYO
Websitekgyradio.com
 
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KGY(AM)
City of licenseOlympia, Washington
Branding95.3 KGY
SloganOlympia's News, Sports, Music
Frequency1240 kHz
Translator(s)95.3 K237FR (Tumwater)
Repeaters96.9-2 KYYO-HD2
First air date1922
FormatTalk/Classic Hits
Power1,000 watts (unlimited)
ClassC
Facility ID34486
Transmitter coordinates47°03′31″N 122°54′09″W / 47.05861°N 122.90250°W / 47.05861; -122.90250
OwnerKGY, Inc.
Sister stationsKYYO
Websitekgyradio.com

KGY (1240 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Olympia, Washington, USA. The station is locally owned and operated by KGY, Inc.

Programming[edit]

KGY features local and national (CBS) news, weather, traffic, Seattle Seahawks / WSU Cougar Football, local high school sports, and a neighborhood calendar of events. Kevin Huffer anchors Mornings from 6a-10a, Local News & Business Class Traffic every 15 minutes from 615 until 830am, and local guests chat on KGY's Community Connection from 815am M-F.

DAILY: M-F
First Light with Dirk Van - 5:00a-6:00a
Kevin Huffer Mornings - 6:00a-10:00a
Jim Bohannon - 7:00p-10:00p

WEEKLY: At 9:00a
Decision Makers with Ken Balsley - Tuesday/Wednesday
Bryant & Clark Sports Show - Fridays

History[edit]

KGY studios over Budd Inlet in Olympia

KGY is one of the oldest radio stations in the state of Washington. It was licensed in 1922 and began broadcasting at St. Martin's College, for a while out of a log cabin.[1] The affiliated station KYYO began operations in 1992. The station's studios are located at the Port of Olympia, North PointBudd Inlet.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The KGY History". KGY Radio. 

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