KNBA

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KNBA
City of license Anchorage, Alaska
Slogan "Alaska's Native Voice"
Frequency 90.3 MHz
(also on HD Radio)
Format Adult album alternative
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 195.0 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 35289
Transmitter coordinates 61°25′22″N 149°52′20″W / 61.42278°N 149.87222°W / 61.42278; -149.87222Coordinates: 61°25′22″N 149°52′20″W / 61.42278°N 149.87222°W / 61.42278; -149.87222
Former callsigns KANH (1993-1995)
Affiliations National Public Radio, Public Radio International
Owner Koahnic Broadcast Corporation
Website http://www.knba.org

KNBA (90.3 FM) is a radio station in Anchorage, Alaska. The station is currently owned by Koahnic Broadcast Corporation and primarily airs an adult album alternative music format, while incorporating programing from National Public Radio, Native Voice 1, Public Radio International and APRN.[1]

Koahnic Broadcast Corporation (KBC) is a nonprofit, Alaska Native governed and operated media center located in Anchorage, Alaska. "Koahnic" is an Athabascan word in the Ahtna dialect meaning "live air". The mission of Koahnic Broadcast Corporation is to be the leader in bringing Native voices to Alaska and the nation. KBC pursues its mission through operation of three projects: 1) National Programming, a selection of radio programs that are used for broadcast by public and tribal radio stations across the country. KBC's national programming includes National Native News, Native America Calling, Earthsongs. 2) KNBA 90.3 FM, the first Native radio station located in an urban market. 3) NV1, Native Voice One is a distribution service for Native Programming.

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The station was assigned the call letters KANH on November 10, 1993. On April 7, 1995, the station changed its call sign to the current KNBA.[2] (Call sign KNBA was previously used by a station in Vallejo, California at 1190 kHz AM.)

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