KNRO

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KNRO
Fox Sports Radio 1670 Redding.png
City of license Redding, California
Broadcast area Redding, California
Branding Fox Sports Radio 1670
Frequency 1670 kHz
First air date 1998
Format Sports
Power 10,000 watts (day)
1,000 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 87171
Transmitter coordinates 40°33′31.00″N 122°19′48.00″W / 40.5586111°N 122.3300000°W / 40.5586111; -122.3300000
Former callsigns KAZT (1998-2001)
Affiliations Fox Sports Radio, Oakland Athletics, Sacramento Kings
Owner Mapleton Communications
(Mapleton License of Redding, LLC)

KNRO (1670 AM) is a radio station that carries a sports format. Licensed to Redding, California, USA, the station serves the Redding and Red Bluff areas. The station is owned by Mapleton License of Redding, LLC and features programing from Fox Sports Radio.[1]

History[edit]

The station was assigned the call letters KAZT on September 9, 1998, and hit the air at frequency 600 AM. On January 22, 2001, the station changed its call sign to the current KNRO. During much of its life as KNRO the station was primarily a sports format.[2] During that time, the frequency was moved from 600 to 1670 AM. From 2001 to 2010, the station was primarily an ESPN Radio affiliate before changing to Fox Sports Radio.

Past program directors[edit]

  • George Tharalson (2001–2004) – host of The Cheap Seats, also news director of KQMS

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