Licensee Silakkuagvik Communications also operates KBRW-FM at 91.9 FM, which airs a different programming schedule from this station.
The station's studios in Barrow.
The KBRW-AM broadcast stream on the Internet (www.kbrw.org and www.kbrwradio.org) is believed to be the northernmost source for broadcast streaming audio on Earth.
Earl Finkler, a longtime station staffer, became known beyond Barrow as an interviewer and commentator. His commentaries were aired on multiple public radio networks, and also appeared in the Arctic Sounder newspaper. He remains well known for his association with KBRW even after retiring to his home state of Wisconsin.
As early as 1979, KBRW was the northermost affiliate of the weekly chart show, American Top 40 with Casey Kasem, which is no longer heard on KBRW.