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City of license Vancouver, Washington
Broadcast area Portland, Oregon
Branding Sunny 1550
Slogan America's Best Music
Frequency 1550 kHz
First air date August 10, 1963 (as KGAR)
Format Adult Standards
Language(s) English
Power 50,000 watts (day)
12,000 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 69812
Transmitter coordinates 45°38′47″N 122°30′51″W / 45.64639°N 122.51417°W / 45.64639; -122.51417
Former callsigns KGAR (1963-1981)
KVAN (1981-1989)
KMJK (1989-1991)
KVAN (1991-2003)
KKAD (2003-2011)[1]
Owner Pamplin Media Group
(Pamplin Broadcasting-Washington, Inc.)
Sister stations KPAM
Webcast Listen Live
Website sunny1550.com

KKOV (1550 AM) is an American radio station licensed to serve Vancouver, Washington, United States. The station is owned by Pamplin Media Group and the broadcast license is held by Pamplin Broadcasting-Washington, Inc.


KKOV broadcasts an adult standards format to the greater Portland, Oregon, area.[2]


The station was assigned the call sign "KKOV" by the Federal Communications Commission on January 26, 2011.[1]

On April 4, 2011 KKOV changed their format from adult standards to talk, branded as "Talk 1550".

On October 29, 2012 KKOV changed their format back to adult standards, branded as "Sunny 1550".


  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. Retrieved February 2, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Winter 2011 Station Information Profile (as KKAD)". Arbitron. Retrieved February 2, 2011. 

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