KPTR

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KPTR
City of license Palm Springs, California
Broadcast area Palm Springs, California
Branding Progressive Talk AM 1450
Frequency 1450 kHz
First air date 1965 (as KGUY)
Format Progressive Talk
Power 960 watts unlimited
Class C
Facility ID 35496
Transmitter coordinates 33°48′7.00″N 116°27′44.00″W / 33.8019444°N 116.4622222°W / 33.8019444; -116.4622222
Former callsigns KPSI (?-1997)
KGAM (1997-2010)
Affiliations NBC News Radio
Owner R & R Radio Corporation
Webcast Listen Live
Website kptr1450.com

KPTR (1450 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Talk/Personality format. Licensed to Cathedral City, California, USA, it serves the Palm Springs, California, area. The station is currently owned by R & R Radio Corporation.

First went on air in 1965 as KGUY on the 1270AM dial, switched to 1140AM in 1975 to replace KPAL or "K-Palm", was replaced in 1978 by KCPS originally on 1300AM and finally to 1340AM under ownership of KWXY-FM 98.5 in 1985.

On February 2, 2010 KPTR and its progressive talk moved to 1450 AM, replacing KGAM. The Beautiful Music format of KWXY is currently heard on AM 1340, and is also being streamed at www.KWXY.com.

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