KAGY

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KAGY
City of license Port Sulphur, Louisiana
Broadcast area New Orleans-Gulf Coast
Slogan The Louisiana Swamp Pop Network
Frequency 1510 kHz
Format Swamp pop
ERP 1,000 watts (day only)
Class D
Facility ID 43127
Transmitter coordinates 29°29′3″N 89°42′15″W / 29.48417°N 89.70417°W / 29.48417; -89.70417Coordinates: 29°29′3″N 89°42′15″W / 29.48417°N 89.70417°W / 29.48417; -89.70417
Owner Spotlight Broadcasting of New Orleans, LLC
Sister stations KMRC, WABL
Website http://www.kagyradio.com

KAGY (1510 AM, "Louisiana Swamp Pop Network") is a radio station broadcasting a regional format based upon the swamp pop form of regional cajun music. Licensed to Port Sulphur, Louisiana, USA, the station is currently owned by Spotlight Broadcasting of New Orleans, LLC.[1] The station originates in Port Sulphur and covers the New Orleans metro. With the location being on the water, the signal travels across the water and covers Biloxi, Gulfport and Mobile, Alabama.

This FCC assigned call sign had been previously assigned to the college radio station at South Dakota State University, in Brookings, South Dakota. Originally, it had a standard AM transmitter that covered the local area, but due to some incidents, the station was reduced to operate through common-carrier transmitters in the dormitories, which used the AC power mains in the buildings for distribution. The "AGY" part of the call-sign was due to the school being an agriculturally based, land-grant college, thus, KAGY.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KAGY Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 

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