KBUP

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KBUP
City of licenseOlympia, Washington
BrandingSacred Heart Radio
SloganCatholic Radio For the Northwest
Frequency1240 kHz
First air date1922 (as KGY)
FormatCatholic Religious
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
Former callsignsKGY (1922-2014)
OwnerSacred Heart Radio, Inc.
Sister stationsKBLE
Websitesacredheartradio.org
 
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KBUP
City of licenseOlympia, Washington
BrandingSacred Heart Radio
SloganCatholic Radio For the Northwest
Frequency1240 kHz
First air date1922 (as KGY)
FormatCatholic Religious
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
Former callsignsKGY (1922-2014)
OwnerSacred Heart Radio, Inc.
Sister stationsKBLE
Websitesacredheartradio.org

KBUP (1240 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Olympia, Washington, USA. The station is owned and operated by Sacred Heart Radio, Inc.

Programming[edit]

KBUP features Catholic religious programming, simulcast with KBLE 1050 AM Seattle.

History[edit]

KBUP 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]

On October 14, 2014, KGY was sold by KGY Inc. to Sacred Heart Radio, Inc. and changed their format to Catholic religious, simulcasting KBLE 1050 AM Seattle. On November 6, KGY changed their call letters to KBUP.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The KGY History". KGY Radio. 

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