|City of license||San Diego, California|
|Broadcast area||San Diego, California|
|Branding||KSON-FM 97.3 and 92.1|
|Slogan||"San Diego's #1 for New Country"|
|Frequency||97.3 MHz (also on HD Radio)|
|First air date||January 15, 1964 (as KSEA)|
|Former callsigns||KSEA (1964-1980)
|Owner||Lincoln Financial Media (Sale pending to Entercom)
(Lincoln Financial Media Company of California)
|Sister stations||KBZT, KIFM|
KSON (97.3 FM) is a radio station licensed to serve San Diego, California, USA. The station, founded in 1964, is owned by Lincoln Financial Media and the broadcast license is held by Lincoln Financial Media Company of California. The station's studios are located in San Diego's Mission Valley neighborhood, and the transmitter is located in East San Diego in the Emerald Hills neighborhood.
On December 8, 2014, Entercom announces that it is purchasing Lincoln Financial Group's entire 15-station lineup (including KSON) in a $106.5 million deal, and will operate the outlets under a LMA deal until the sale is approved by the FCC.
In 2007, the station was nominated for the top 25 markets Country music Radio & Records magazine station of the year award . Other nominees included WUSN Chicago, KYGO-FM Denver, WYCD Detroit, KEEY-FM Minneapolis, and WXTU Philadelphia.
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