KERI

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For the Wasco-Greenacres, California, radio station formerly on this frequency, see KERN.
For other uses, see Keri (disambiguation).
KERI
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City of license Bakersfield, California
Branding Faith & Family 1410 AM
Frequency 1410 kHz
First air date 1925
Format Christian radio
Power 1,000 watts unlimited
Class B
Facility ID 6640
Transmitter coordinates 35°21′7″N 118°57′29″W / 35.35194°N 118.95806°W / 35.35194; -118.95806Coordinates: 35°21′7″N 118°57′29″W / 35.35194°N 118.95806°W / 35.35194; -118.95806
Former callsigns KERN (1925-2008) [1]
Owner American General Media
(AGM California)
Sister stations KEBT, KERN, KGEO, KGFM, KISV, KKXX
Webcast Listen Live
Website keriradio.com

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.[2]

History[edit]

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.

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