KBIF

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For the military airport in El Paso, Texas, assigned the ICAO code KBIF, see Biggs Army Airfield.
KBIF
City of license Fresno, California
Broadcast area Fresno area
Slogan The Central Valley's Asian Voice
Frequency 900 kHz
First air date 1954
Format World Ethnic
Audience share 1.0, #24 (Fa'07, R&R[1])
Power 1000 watts (daytime)
500 watts (nighttime)
Class B
Facility ID 9226
Transmitter coordinates Coordinates: 36°41′30″N 119°40′46″W / 36.69167°N 119.67944°W / 36.69167; -119.67944
Owner Gore-Overgaard Broadcasting, Inc.
Website 900kbif.com

KBIF (900 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a World Ethnic format to the Fresno, California, USA area. The station is currently owned by Gore-Overgaard Broadcasting, Inc.[2]

KBIF began serving the Central San Joaquin Valley in 1954 and by the early 1980s was broadcasting 24 hours a day. The Big Band format in the 1950s changed to a Christian format in the 1960s, which continues today. KBIF added foreign language programming, including Spanish, Punjabi and Japanese, in the mid-1980s and later added Hmong, Lao, Korean and Vietnamese.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fresno Market Ratings". Radio and Records. 
  2. ^ "KBIF Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 

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