It has a directional-east 4900 watt signal during the day and a directional-south 4000 watt signal during the night. During the daytime, the signal ranges from Lancaster to St. George, Utah. During the night, it ranges from California City to Orange County.
KAVL came on air on September 8, 1950 on 1340 kHz. It moved to 610 kHz. in 1958. It is programmed Sports Radio 610. In 1998, Jacor Communications acquired the radio station along with KAVS and KYHT. KAVL was made as a simulcast of KXTA-AM, "XTRA Sports 1150," in Los Angeles, California. Some of KAVL's programming was simulcast on 1220 AM in Santa Clarita (today KHTS).