KDOV (FM)

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KDOV
KDOV Radio & TV Main Logo.png
City of license Medford, Oregon
Broadcast area Medford-Ashland, Oregon
Branding The Dove
Frequency 91.7 MHz
Translator(s) (see article)
First air date 1960
Format Christian Contemporary/
Religious
ERP 26,000 watts
HAAT -111 meters
Class C2
Facility ID 17460
Owner United Christian Broadcasters
(UCB USA, Inc.)
Webcast Listen Live
Website thedove.us
KDPO
City of license Port Orford, Oregon
Broadcast area Port Orford-Bandon, Oregon
Branding The Dove
Frequency 91.9 MHz
First air date November 2011
Format Christian Contemporary/
Religious
ERP 2,000 watts
HAAT 244 meters
Class C3
Facility ID 173276
Owner United Christian Broadcasters
(UCB USA, Inc.)
Webcast Listen Live
Website thedove.us
KDCB
City of license Coos Bay, Oregon
Broadcast area Coos Bay, Oregon
Branding The Dove
Frequency 89.5 MHz
First air date September 2012
Format Christian Contemporary/
Religious
ERP 55 watts
HAAT 148 meters
Class A
Facility ID 176687
Owner United Christian Broadcasters
(UCB USA, Inc.)
Webcast Listen Live
Website thedove.us
KDOB
City of license Brookings, Oregon
Broadcast area Brookings, Oregon
Branding The Dove
Frequency 91.5 MHz
First air date May 9, 2013
Format Christian Contemporary/
Religious
ERP 430 watts
HAAT 347 meters
Class A
Facility ID 172931
Owner United Christian Broadcasters
(UCB USA, Inc.)
Webcast Listen Live
Website thedove.us

KDOV is a non-commercial radio station in Medford, Oregon, broadcasting to the Medford-Ashland, Oregon area on 91.7 FM. KDOV airs Christian contemporary music and religious programming. It is owned by United Christian Broadcasters, through licensee UCB USA, Inc.

KDOV has a sister television station, KDOV-LP.

Programming[edit]

In addition to music blocks supervised by music director and on-air talent Jerry Bilden, theDove Radio airs segments from various Christian ministers such as Dr. Charles Stanley, Ravi Zecharias, the late Charles Colson, the late Dr. James Kennedy and others. They also broadcast live local church services from Parkview Christian Center in Grants Pass. Flagship programs for theDove include Mornings on theDove and Focus Today (simulcast with the TV station), both hosted by station president Perry Atkinson. There also local news updates with news director Steve Johnson and on-air talent Steve Best.

Local sports coverage[edit]

KDOV also serves as the flagship radio station for Cascade Christian High School varsity football and boys basketball with sports director Jim McCoy and talent Mark McLemore on the play-by-play. It debuted Cascade Christian baseball on May 29, 2012, with the OSAA Class 3A Playoff game against Bandon/Pacific and also carried the state championship game versus Santiam Christian just days later.

On-Air Talent[edit]

  • Perry Atkinson - Host, Mornings on theDove, Focus Today, Afternoons on theDove
  • Polina Yemelyanova - Co-Host, Mornings on theDove
  • Jerry Bilden - Music Director / On-Air Talent
  • Steve Johnson - News Director / Co-Host, Mornings on theDove
  • Steve Best - On-Air Talent
  • Jim McCoy - Sports Director / Play-By-Play Commentator for Cascade Christian High School football and boys basketball

Board of Directors[edit]

  • Perry Atkinson, President
  • Dallas Rhoden, Vice President
  • Jason Atkinson, Secretary / Treasurer
  • Hal Short, Chairman of the Board
  • Mark Portrait, Director
  • Ted Darnell, Director

Translators[edit]

KDOV rebroadcasts on KDPO 91.9 in Port Orford, Oregon, KDCB 89.5 in Coos Bay, Oregon, KDOB 91.5 in Brookings, Oregon and on the following translators:

Broadcast translators of KDOV
Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
Class FCC info
K201DI 88.1 Grants Pass, Oregon 23 D FCC
K221ED 92.1 Medford, Oregon 65 D FCC
K223BW 92.5 Azalea, Oregon 9 D FCC
K293AB 106.5 Cave Junction, Oregon 10 D FCC
K293AU 106.5 Yreka, California 10 D FCC
K300BE 107.9 Ashland, Oregon 250 D FCC

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Coordinates: 42°17′42″N 122°48′18″W / 42.295°N 122.805°W / 42.295; -122.805