KAVA

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KAVA
City of license Pueblo, Colorado
Broadcast area Pueblo
Slogan I-25 TalkRadio
Frequency 1480 kHz, 93.9 mHz
Format News, Talk, and Sports
Power 1,000 Watts Day
107 Watts Night
Class D
Facility ID 54259
Owner Pueblo Radio Group
Sister stations Translator K230BB
Webcast Listen Live
Website KAVA website

KAVA (1480 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a News/Talk/Sports format. Licensed to Pueblo, Colorado, USA, it serves the Pueblo area. The station is currently owned by Pueblo Radio Group. KAVA also broadcasts at 93.9 FM on translator K230BB.

KAVA is the home for Pueblo Radio News and Pueblo Radio Sports as well as locally-driven talk radio programming. One of the station's more popular programs is the locally-produced After Dark with Dr. Mike with Dr. Michael V. Coots (aka "Dr. Mike"). Dr. Coots is a Board Certified Forensic Psychopathologist and Occult/Cult Investigator who works with law enforcement and other private organizations. He is also a paranormal researcher and holder of numerous nationally accredited certifications in Forensics and Investigations. His broadcasting resume includes radio shows such as The Dr. Mike Show, Exploring the Unexplained, and Insights With Dr. Michael Coots, as well as television programs including Sightings, Haunted America and America's Most Haunted on ABC, and appearances on the Discovery Channel as an investigator and host.

The station also hosts Open Mic during late afternoons, a mostly hard-news talk show featuring former Pueblo County Sheriff and Fountain Police Chief Dan Corsentino, retired Judge Dennis Maes, and Mary Mraz.

KAVA also carries nationally syndicated radio programs from Don Imus, Jim Rome, Dave Ramsey, Phil Hendrie, and Free Talk Live.

Pueblo Radio Sports covers local high school games, with commentary provided by long-time Pueblo broadcasters Jeffrey Orman, JJ Valentine, Barclay Clark, Chris Berumen, and Charles Hurley. Pueblo Radio Sports originally aired its broadcasts on KWRP from September 2010 through November 2011 before moving over to KAVA at the beginning of the high school basketball regular season in January 2012.

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Coordinates: 38°18′56″N 104°37′03″W / 38.31556°N 104.61750°W / 38.31556; -104.61750