||It has been suggested that this article be merged into Bethel Broadcasting, Incorporated. (Discuss) Proposed since February 2012.|
|City of license||Bethel, Alaska|
|Broadcast area||Yukon–Kuskokwim Delta (Southwestern Alaska)|
|Translator(s)||91.9 K220EA Aniak, Alaska|
|First air date||May 13, 1971|
|Format||Public radio, music|
|Language(s)||English, Yupik languages|
|Class||A (NARBA I-N)|
|Transmitter coordinates||Coordinates: (NAD83)|
|Former frequencies||580 kHz|
|Affiliations||National Public Radio
Public Radio International
Native Voice Communications
American Indian Radio on Satellite
Alaska Public Radio
|Owner||Bethel Broadcasting, Inc.|
|Sister stations||KYUK-FM, KYUK-TV (defunct)|
KYUK (AM) claims to have been the first Native-owned and operated radio station in the United States when it first went on the air in 1971.
A construction permit for a 1000-watt FM rebroadcaster of KYUK (AM) on 91.1 MHz at Marshall, Alaska was issued by the FCC on 27 December 2007.[dated info] In addition, a new sister station, 90.3 KYUK-FM, with music-only programming, went on the air in Bethel in December 2009.
- "Radio". Bethel, Alaska: Bethel Broadcasting. 2010-02-26. Retrieved 2010-05-19.
- "FM Query Results - Facility ID No.: 172686". Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved 2010-05-19. Yupik languages claim is in the application BNPED-20071019AOA (Form 340), exhibits 2 and 13.
- Mitchell, Elaine, ed. (1975). Alaska Blue Book (1975 ed.). Juneau: Alaska Department of Education, Division of State Libraries. p. 157.
- KYUK Radio official site
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KYUK
- Radio-Locator Information on KYUK
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KYUK
- Query the FCC's FM station database for K220EA
- Radio-Locator information on K220EA
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