KATZ (1600 AM) is an Urban Gospel radio station serving the area of St. Louis, Missouri, USA. The iHeartMedia, Inc. (previously Clear Channel Communications) outlet broadcasts with power level of 6 kW day/3.5 kW night. Its transmitter is located in East St. Louis, Illinois, and operates from studios in St. Louis south of Forest Park.
KATZ began broadcasting in 1955 as an Rhythm and blues/Soul music station. This function was transferred to KATZ-FM in the 1980s. Currently, KATZ is a gospel music outlet, while KATZ-FM became WSDD in late 2009 with a new format.
Coordinates: 38°37′02″N 90°04′52″W / 38.61722°N 90.08111°W / 38.61722; -90.08111