|Broadcast area||Alaska Bush|
|Slogan||Top of the World Radio|
KBRW is a non-commercial radio station in Barrow, Alaska, broadcasting on 680 kHz AM with 10,000 watts of power from a non-directional antenna. KBRW is a Class A station broadcasting on the clear-channel frequency of 680 AM. The station airs public radio programming from the National Public Radio and Native Voice One networks. KBRW also airs some locally originated programming, as well as native affairs, popular music and religious programs.
The KBRW broadcast stream on the Internet (www.kbrw.org and www.kbrwradio.org) is believed to be the northernmost source for broadcast streaming audio on Earth.
Earl Finkler, a longtime station staffer, became known beyond Barrow as an interviewer and commentator. His commentaries were aired on multiple public radio networks, and also appeared in the Arctic Sounder newspaper. He remains well known for his association with KBRW even after retiring to his home state of Wisconsin.
|City of license||ERP
|K201AV||88.1||Point Lay, Alaska||48||D||FCC|
|K268AA||101.5||Point Hope, Alaska||17||D||FCC|
|K268AB||101.5||Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska||18||D||FCC|
- American Top 40 with Casey Kasem: The 1970s, by Pete Battistini (p.273). Bloomington, Indiana: Author House, 2004.
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KBRW
- Radio-Locator Information on KBRW
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KBRW
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