KAST (AM)

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KAST
CityAstoria, Oregon
BrandingKAST 1370
SloganNews & Talk
Frequency1370 kHz
First air date1935
FormatNews/Talk
Power1,000 watts
ClassB
Facility ID74433
Transmitter coordinates46°10′31″N 123°50′58″W / 46.17528°N 123.84944°W / 46.17528; -123.84944Coordinates: 46°10′31″N 123°50′58″W / 46.17528°N 123.84944°W / 46.17528; -123.84944[1]
Callsign meaningK ASToria[2]
Former frequencies1370 kHz (1935-1939)
1200 kHz (1939-1941)
1230 kHz (1941-1950)
OwnerOhana Media Group
(OMG FCC Licenses, LLC)
Sister stationsKCRX-FM, KKOR, KLMY, KVAS-FM
Websitekast1370.com

KAST (1370 AM) is an American radio station licensed to serve the community of Astoria, Oregon. The station is owned by OMG FCC Licenses, LLC.[3]

KAST was originally on 1370 kHz then moved to 1200 kHz in 1939. In 1941 it moved to 1230 kHz as a result of the NARBA agreement. It moved back to 1370 kHz in 1950.

The programming of the station is news–talk, with local programming during drive time hours and at noon, and syndicated programs including Rush Limbaugh, Laura Ingraham, and Lars Larson the remainder of the day.

Robert D. Holmes served as a station manager at KAST in the 1930s, prior to serving as Governor of Oregon.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Radio locator: Astoria, Oregon". Theodric Technologies LLC. 2012. Retrieved March 10, 2012.
  2. ^ Nelson, Bob (June 2, 2009). "Call Letter Origins". 238. The Broadcast Archive. Archived from the original on February 18, 2016. Retrieved June 21, 2009.
  3. ^ "KAST". Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved March 10, 2012.

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