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City Florence, Oregon
Broadcast area Central Oregon Coast
Branding Coast Radio
Frequency 106.9 MHz
First air date October 1992
Format Adult Contemporary
Audience share 0.8, #18 (Fa'07, R&R[1])
ERP 2,300 watts
HAAT 155 meters
Class A
Facility ID 12139
Transmitter coordinates 43°57′19″N 124°4′26″W / 43.95528°N 124.07389°W / 43.95528; -124.07389Coordinates: 43°57′19″N 124°4′26″W / 43.95528°N 124.07389°W / 43.95528; -124.07389
Callsign meaning CoaST
Former callsigns KPVX (7/1992-11/1992)
Affiliations ABC Radio
Owner Coast Broadcasting Co., Inc.
Sister stations KCFM
Website kcfmradio.com

KCST-FM (106.9 FM) is a radio station broadcasting an Adult Contemporary format. Licensed to Florence, Oregon, United States, the station serves the central Oregon Coast. The station is currently owned by Coast Broadcasting Co., Inc. and features programming from ABC Radio .[2] The station also broadcasts local Siuslaw High School and Mapleton Junior/Senior High School sports. KCST is part of the Oregon Sports Network, airing Oregon Ducks Sports.


The station went on the air as KPVX on July 30, 1992. On November 16, 1992, the station changed its call sign to the current KCST-FM.[3]

Notable Former Staff[edit]

  • Neil Everett, co-anchor of the West Coast edition of ESPN SportsCenter.
  • Lawrence "Lonny" Whelchel veteran NW radio broadcaster KPNW-Eugene intern 1976, KZOK-Seattle 1978-79, KTAC-Tacoma 1980, KUBE-Seattle 1982-83, O'Day Broadcasting-Seattle1983, KPAM-Lake Oswego 1984, KCST AM/FM from 1989 till 2001. KKNU Eugene, Or. 2001-06. Currently owns Sure Hits Productions in Eugene, Or.


  1. ^ "Eugene-Springfield Market Ratings". Radio and Records. Retrieved February 23, 2008. 
  2. ^ "KCST-FM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ "KCST Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 

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