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For the military facility near Panama City, Florida assigned the ICAO code KPAM, see Tyndall Air Force Base. For the radio station in Portland, Oregon at 97.1 FM known as KPAM-FM from 1970-1980, see KYCH-FM. For the radio station in Portland, Oregon at 1410 AM known as KPAM from 1951-1973 and 1976-1982, see KBNP.
City of license Troutdale, Oregon
Broadcast area Portland, Oregon
Branding AM 860
Slogan "The Voice of Portland"
Frequency 860 kHz
Format News Talk Information
Power 50,000 watts day
15,000 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 29553
Transmitter coordinates 45°38′48″N 122°30′49″W / 45.64667°N 122.51361°W / 45.64667; -122.51361Coordinates: 45°38′48″N 122°30′49″W / 45.64667°N 122.51361°W / 45.64667; -122.51361
Callsign meaning PAMplin Broadcasting[1]
Former callsigns KZTW (1991-1997)
Affiliations CBS Radio, Jones Radio Network, AP Radio, KOIN Local 6
Owner Pamplin Broadcasting-Oregon, Inc.
Sister stations KKOV
Webcast Listen Live

KPAM (860 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a News Talk Information format. Licensed to Troutdale, Oregon, USA, it serves the Portland OR area. The station is currently owned by Pamplin Broadcasting-Oregon, Inc. and features programming from CBS Radio, Jones Radio Network and AP Radio. KPAM broadcasts on a frequency of 860 kHz (860 AM), a Canadian clear-channel frequency.

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  1. ^ Nelson, Bob (June 2, 2009). "Call Letter Origins" 238. The Broadcast Archive. Retrieved June 21, 2009. 

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