|City of license||Bakersfield, California|
|Branding||Faith & Family 1410 AM|
|First air date||1925|
|Power||1,000 watts unlimited|
|Former callsigns||KERN (1925-2008) |
|Owner||American General Media
|Sister stations||KEBT, KERN, KGEO, KGFM, KISV, KKXX|
KERI (1410 AM "Faith & Family 1410 AM") is a radio station broadcasting a Christian radio format. Licensed to Bakersfield, California, USA. The station is currently owned by American General Media.
KERI broadcast a News/talk format as Newstalk 1410 KERN until January 1, 2009, when a frequency swap with sister station 1180 AM (previously KERI) was completed. The KERN call sign had been used on the 1410 AM frequency from 1941 until they were moved to 1180 AM on December 30, 2008.
KERN (now KERI) has been on a number of frequencies over the years. In June 1927 it was on 1100 kHz and moved to 1200 kHz in November 1928. It moved again in March 1934, this time to 1370 kHz. In October 1940 it moved to 1380 kHz. In March 1941 the NARBA agreement reallocation saw it move to 1410, its current frequency.
The station is owned by American General Media and among its sister stations are soft adult contemporary KGFM, adult hits KKXX-FM, sports radio KGEO, News/talk station KERN, top 40 station KISV, and Regional Mexican station KEBT.
- KERI official website
- FCC History Cards for KERN
- Corporate site
- Fybush.com Tower Site of the Week photos of radio towers in Bakersfield
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KERI
- Radio-Locator Information on KERI
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KERI
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