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City of license Iowa City, Iowa
Broadcast area Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Branding The Mighty 1630 KCJJ
Slogan "The Local Station"
Frequency 1630 kHz
First air date 1977
Format Local News, Sports, Weather, Comedy, Hot Adult Contemporary
Power 10,000 watts (day)
1,000 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 87115
Transmitter coordinates 41°36′03″N 91°30′04″W / 41.60083°N 91.50111°W / 41.60083; -91.50111
Affiliations CBS Radio News, Motor Racing Network, Westwood One
Owner Stephen Soboroff
(River City Radio, Inc.)
Webcast Listen Live
Website 1630kcjj.com

KCJJ (1630 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Iowa City, Iowa, USA. The station is owned by Stephen Soboroff's (Steve Bridges) River City Radio, Inc.. The station was assigned the KCJJ call sign by the Federal Communications Commission in 1982.[1]

KCJJ broadcast on the AM frequency of 1560 from 1977 until 1998. At 6 p.m. on October 14, 1998, KCJJ signed off 1560. At 9:14 that same night, KCJJ signed on 1630.


KCJJ broadcasts a news/talk and comedy format plus sports and hot adult contemporary music.[2] "The Mighty 1630" covers much of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois. It is one of the few locally owned and operated stations in eastern Iowa.

The morning show is hosted by Captain Steve Bridges, Jim Hunter, and Tom Suter. Local News is aired hourly and High School Sports are featured nightly. KCJJ is affiliated with CBS and CNN. KCJJ is a weather partner with KGAN, Cedar Rapids. The station also broadcasts the syndicated Lex and Terry Show, The Mike O'Meara Podcast, and NASCAR.

KCJJ streams video and audio on Ustream.tv @www.ustream.tv/channel/kcjj-raw.

In March of 2013, KCJJ launched an internet only radio station..99 Plus KFMH, playing rock, blues, and jazz. The original KFMH broadcast from 1973 until 1994. The original deejays returned, as well. It is available on the Tunein app, Ustream.tv, Streema, and @www.99pluskfmh.com.


  1. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. Retrieved June 21, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Retrieved June 21, 2009. 

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