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City of license Newport, Oregon
Broadcast area Central Oregon Coast
Branding U92
Slogan "Where The Music And 'U' Make The Difference"
Frequency 92.7 MHz
First air date 2000
Format Country
ERP 3,800 watts
HAAT 256 meters (840 feet)
Class C3
Facility ID 81725
Transmitter coordinates 44°45′22″N 124°02′57″W / 44.75611°N 124.04917°W / 44.75611; -124.04917
Former callsigns KBGX (1998-2000)[1]
Affiliations Westwood One
Owner Yaquina Bay Communications
(Pacific West Broadcasting, Inc.)
Sister stations KBCH, KCRF-FM, KNPT, KWDP, KYTE

KNCU (92.7 FM, "U92") is a radio station licensed to serve Newport, Oregon, USA. The station is owned by Yaquina Bay Communications and the broadcast license is held by Pacific West Broadcasting, Inc.


KNCU broadcasts a country music format with some programming provided by Westwood One.[2][3] Syndicated music programming on KNCU includes America's Grand Ole Opry Weekend from Westwood One.[4]


This station received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on April 16, 1998.[5] The new station was assigned the KBGX call sign by the FCC on July 17, 1998.[1] KBGX received its license to cover from the FCC on May 30, 2000.[6] The station applied for new call letters and was assigned KNCU by the FCC on August 30, 2000.[1]

In October 2000, Yaquina Bay Communications, Inc., reached an agreement to sell this station to Pacific West Broadcasting, Inc. The deal was approved by the FCC on October 27, 2000, and the transaction was consummated on November 15, 2000.[7]


  1. ^ a b c "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. Retrieved May 4, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  3. ^ "Oregon Radio Stations". Oregon Blue Book. Retrieved May 4, 2009. 
  4. ^ "America's Grand Ole Opry Weekend". Retrieved May 4, 2009. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Application Search Details (BPH-19960429ME )". FCC Media Bureau. April 16, 1998. 
  6. ^ "Application Search Details (BLH-20000417ABR)". FCC Media Bureau. May 30, 2000. 
  7. ^ "Application Search Details (BAL-20001002AHR)". FCC Media Bureau. November 15, 2000. 

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