KMIK

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KMIK
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City of license Tempe, Arizona
Broadcast area Phoenix metropolitan area
Branding Radio Disney Phoenix
Frequency 1580 kHz (also on HD Radio)
First air date June 1, 1960
Format Children's radio
Power 50,000 watts
Class B
Facility ID 7701
Transmitter coordinates 33°27′22″N 111°50′1″W / 33.45611°N 111.83361°W / 33.45611; -111.83361Coordinates: 33°27′22″N 111°50′1″W / 33.45611°N 111.83361°W / 33.45611; -111.83361
Callsign meaning Disney Character MIcKey Mouse
Former callsigns KYND, KCWW, KNIX
Affiliations Radio Disney
Owner ABC, Inc. (Disney)
(Sale pending)
(Radio Disney Group, LLC)
Website www.radiodisney.com

KMIK is a Tempe, Arizona, AM radio station that is part of the Radio Disney Network. It is one of the most powerful Radio Disney stations in the nation.

The station was assigned the call letters KCWW on New Year's Day 1990. On May 1, 1990, the station changed its call sign to KNIX. On December 4, 1998, the callsign was changed to the current KMIK.[1]

Sale[edit]

On August 13, 2014, Disney put KMIK and twenty-two other Radio Disney stations up for sale, in order to focus more on digital distribution of the Radio Disney network.[2][3]

References[edit]

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

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