|Broadcast area||Southcentral Alaska|
|Slogan||Alaska's News Talk Radio|
|Frequency||650 kHz (also on HD Radio)|
|First air date||1948|
|Power||50,000 watts unlimited|
|Callsign meaning||Kenai (Previously Kayak)|
|Former callsigns||KYAK (1967-1998)|
|Former frequencies||550 kHz (1948-1998)|
|Owner||iHeartMedia, Inc. |
(Capstar TX LLC)
|Sister stations||KASH-FM, KBFX, KGOT, KTZN, KYMG|
KENI (AM 650) is a radio station broadcasting a news/talk format. Licensed to Anchorage, Alaska, United States, the station serves the south-central Alaska area. The station is currently owned by iHeartMedia, Inc.. Its studios are located at Dimond Center in Anchorage, and its transmitter is located off Dowling Road in Southeast Anchorage.
KENI began broadcasting May 2, 1948, on 550 kHz with 5kW power (full-time). It was operated by Midnight Sun Broadcasting Company. It moved to its current location in March 1998. During the mid-1990s, the station, as KYAK, was the Anchorage affiliate of the Radio AAHS children's format.[clarification needed]
- Mitchell, Elaine B., ed. (1973). Alaska Blue Book (First ed.). Juneau: Alaska Department of Education, Division of State Libraries. p. 135.
- "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Spring 2010. Archived from the original on 2010-03-01. Retrieved 2011-08-09.
- "KENI Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2011-08-09.
- "New Alaska Station, KENI, Starts May 2" (PDF). Broadcasting. April 26, 1948. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
- Official website
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KENI
- Radio-Locator Information on KENI
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KENI
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