KLCC (FM)

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KLCC
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City of license Eugene, Oregon
Broadcast area Lane County, Oregon
Frequency 89.7 MHz
Repeaters KLBR 88.1 Bend
K218AE 91.5 Cottage Grove
KLFO 88.1 Florence
KLCO 90.5 Newport
K218AG 91.5 Oakridge
KLFR 89.1 Reedsport
K280BH 103.9 Riddle
KMPQ 88.1 Roseburg
K212AS 90.3 Sisters
First air date February 17, 1967 (at 90.3)
Format College Radio, Eclectic Music Variety, Public Affairs, NPR
ERP 81,000 watts horizontal
54,000 watts vertical
HAAT 354 meters
Class C0
Facility ID 36522
Transmitter coordinates 44°00′05″N 123°06′48″W / 44.00139°N 123.11333°W / 44.00139; -123.11333Coordinates: 44°00′05″N 123°06′48″W / 44.00139°N 123.11333°W / 44.00139; -123.11333[1]
Callsign meaning Lane Community College[2]
Former frequencies 90.3 MHz (1967-1979)
Affiliations NPR
Owner Lane Community College
Webcast Listen Live
Website klcc.org

KLCC 89.7 FM is a National Public Radio affiliate for Eugene, Oregon, and the southern Willamette Valley. It also operates on various other repeater frequencies at other cities in West Central Oregon. The station is licensed to Lane Community College.

KLCC is noteworthy for its eclectic music blend. For many years, its weekday programming between 9 AM and 3 PM consisted of the program Fresh Tracks, which featured a diverse blend of musical genres. KLCC's evening and weekend programming featured programs that focus on specific musical genres, such as Celtic, blues, jazz, acoustic singer-songwriter, etc.

In late 2011, KLCC expanded its news and information programming to air Fresh Air, Tell Me More, and one hour of Talk of the Nation between 9 AM and 12 noon. From 12 noon until 3 PM, KLCC airs a music program called Living Large. From 3 PM to 6 PM, it airs a 3-hour expanded version of NPR's All Things Considered. The expanded version of All Things Considered replaced Northwest Passage, a locally produced newsmagazine.

In addition to All Things Considered, KLCC airs the flagship NPR newsmagazines Morning Edition and Weekend Edition. along with Car Talk, Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me and various other public affairs and discussion programs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Radio locator: Eugene, Oregon". Theodric Technologies LLC. 2012. Retrieved March 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ Nelson, Bob (June 2, 2009). "Call Letter Origins" 238. The Broadcast Archive. Retrieved June 21, 2009. 
KLCC-FM Booth

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