|Slogan||News & Talk|
|First air date||1935|
|Transmitter coordinates||Coordinates: |
|Callsign meaning||K ASToria|
|Former frequencies||1370 kHz (1935-1939)
1200 kHz (1939-1941)
1230 kHz (1941-1950)
|Owner||Ohana Media Group
(OMG FCC Licenses, LLC)
|Sister stations||KCRX-FM, KKOR, KLMY, KVAS-FM|
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.
- "Radio locator: Astoria, Oregon". Theodric Technologies LLC. 2012. Retrieved March 10, 2012.
- Nelson, Bob (June 2, 2009). "Call Letter Origins". 238. The Broadcast Archive. Archived from the original on February 18, 2016. Retrieved June 21, 2009.
- "KAST". Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved March 10, 2012.
- FCC History Cards for KAST
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KAST
- Radio-Locator Information on KAST
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KAST
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