KDZR

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KDZR
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City of license Lake Oswego, Oregon
Broadcast area Portland, Oregon/Vancouver, Washington
Slogan Radio Disney AM 1640
Frequency 1640 kHz (also on HD Radio)
First air date 1997-10-20
Format Children's radio
Power 10,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 86618
Transmitter coordinates 45°27′14.00″N 122°32′47.00″W / 45.4538889°N 122.5463889°W / 45.4538889; -122.5463889
Callsign meaning Kids DiZney Radio
Former callsigns KKJY, KPBC
Affiliations Radio Disney
Owner The Walt Disney Company
(Sale pending)
(Radio Disney Group, LLC)
Website www.radiodisney.com

KDZR (1640 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Children's radio format. Licensed to Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA, the station serves the Portland area. The station is currently owned by The Walt Disney Company and features programing from Radio Disney.[1]

Like most affiliates, KDZR has local programming on weekends.[citation needed] They run public affairs programming that addresses the needs of the community. The station has lots of remote events where they have games and prizes for local listeners. KDZR Broadcasts in HD Radio.[citation needed]

History[edit]

The station went on the air as KKJY on 1997-10-20. On 1999-11-01, the station changed its call sign to KPBC. On 2003-02-14 to the current KDZR.[2]

On August 13, 2014, Disney put KDZR and twenty-two other Radio Disney stations up for sale, in order to focus more on digital distribution of the Radio Disney network.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KDZR Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "KDZR Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ Lafayette, Jon (August 13, 2014). "Exclusive: Radio Disney Moving Off Air to Digital". Retrieved August 13, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Radio Disney to Sell the Majority of Its Stations". Billboard. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 

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