KVLA-FM

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KVLA-FM
City of license Coachella, California
Broadcast area Palm Springs, California
Slogan "FM with IQ"
"No Rant No Slant"[1]
Frequency 90.3 MHz
Format Public broadcasting
ERP 340 watts
HAAT 175.0 meters
Class A
Facility ID 85911
Transmitter coordinates 33°48′8.00″N 116°13′30.00″W / 33.8022222°N 116.2250000°W / 33.8022222; -116.2250000
Former callsigns 970324MA (1997-2003)
KBXO (2003-2008)
KPCV (2008-2011)[1]
Affiliations Southern California Public Radio, NPR
Owner American Public Media Group
Sister stations KPCC, KUOR
Website scpr.org

KVLA-FM (90.3 FM) is a public radio station owned by American Public Media. The station is generally used as a repeater station for 89.3 FM KPCC, based in Pasadena, California. Licensed to Coachella, California, it serves Palm Springs, the Coachella Valley, and surrounding areas. It was first assigned the call sign 970324MA in 1997.

History[edit]

The call sign was changed to KBXO on February 18, 2003, as "The Oasis Network". The station was sold to American Public Media Group from Creative Educational Media Corp in June, 2008.[2]

Main article: KPCC

On August 22, 2008, the Religious broadcasting format was dropped and the station started acting as a repeater for KPCC. The call sign was changed to KPCV with the change in format. The call sign was changed again on October 14, 2011, to the current KVLA-FM.

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