KPSI (AM)

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For the FM radio station in Palm Springs, California, United States, see KPSI-FM.
KPSI
KPSI (AM) logo.png
City of license Palm Springs, California
Broadcast area Palm Springs area
Branding Newstalk 920
Frequency 920 kHz
First air date 1956
Format News/Talk
Audience share 1.8, #15 (Fa'07, R&R[1])
Power 5,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 67355
Transmitter coordinates 33°51′29.00″N 116°29′39.00″W / 33.8580556°N 116.4941667°W / 33.8580556; -116.4941667
Callsign meaning K Plam SprIngs
Former callsigns KKAM (1984-1987)
KDES (1987-1994)
KESQ (1994-1995)
KDES (1995-1997)
Affiliations Los Angeles Dodgers Radio Network
Owner RR Broadcasting
Webcast Listen Live
Website newstalk920.com

KPSI (920 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a News/Talk radio format. Licensed to Palm Springs, California, USA, the station serves the Palm Springs area. The station is currently owned by RR Broadcasting.[2]

Its lineup (as of the last website update in September 2006) included Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Laura Ingraham, a local sports-related show:"Da Coach's Soapbox"(with Rich ["Da Coach"] Gilgallon) and Larry King (via simulcast of Larry King Live on CNN). KPSI was also a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Lakers radio networks. KPSI is owned by R&R Radio Corporation, which also operates four other local stations, KDES-FM, KPSI-FM, KPTR and KWXY.

History[edit]

The station was assigned the call letters KKAM on October 15, 1984, originally on AM 1450 under affiliation with ABC Radio. On August 17, 1987, the station changed its call sign to KDES in turn switched frequencies to AM 920 and in 1991, switched frequencies to AM 1400, renamed on June 1, 1994 to KESQ (AM), on November 1, 1995, to KDES, and moved its news programs & talk shows on September 1, 1997 to the current KPSI.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Palm Springs Market Ratings". Radio and Records. 
  2. ^ "KPSI Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ "KPSI Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 

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