|Broadcast area||Ventura County, California|
Santa Barbara, California
|Branding||"Radio Nueva Vida"|
|Slogan||"Tu estación de bendición."|
|First air date||January 19, 1987|
|HAAT||324 meters (1,063 ft)|
|Owner||The Association For Community Education, Inc.|
KMRO (90.3 MHz) is a non-commercial FM radio station licensed to Camarillo, California and broadcasting to the areas of Ventura County and southern Santa Barbara County, California. The station is owned by The Association For Community Education, Inc. and airs a Spanish-language Christian talk and teaching format. It is the flagship station of the religious radio network Radio Nueva Vida based in Camarillo, California.
KMRO was first signed on January 19, 1987 by The Association for Community Education, Inc. KMRO is the flagship station of Radio Nueva Vida, a Spanish-language Christian talk and teaching radio network.
KEYQ first went on the air on October 14, 1957. It was purchased by Americom in 1967. From September 1992 to May 1993, the station held the call letters KFSO, after which it reverted to the KEYQ calls. In 1997, Jonna Hooker sold KEYQ to The Association for Community Education, Inc. for $200,000.
The station signed on July 19, 1993 as KLOD; it was owned by High Adventure Ministries, Inc. KLOD changed its call sign to KGZO on April 5, 1996. In 1997, High Adventure Ministries sold KGZO to The Association for Community Education for $240,000.
KMRO is relayed by an additional 10 translators to widen its broadcast area:
|City of license||ERP
|K217EF||91.3||Desert Center, California||10||D||FCC|
|K251AH||98.1||Grand Terrace, California||8||D||FCC|
|K209FV||89.7||Los Banos, California||10||D||FCC|
|K211DK||90.1||Santa Ana, California||10||D||FCC|
|K269EW||101.7||Santa Maria, California||10||D||FCC|
- "KGZO Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
- "Directory of Radio Stations in the United States and Canada" (PDF). Broadcasting/Cable Yearbook. Broadcasting Publications Inc. 1989. p. B-27. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
- "Directory of Radio Stations in the U.S." (PDF). Broadcasting and Cable Yearbook. New Providence, New Jersey: R.R. Bowker. 1995. p. B-39. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
- "KEYQ Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
- "Citadel Sitting Pretty With Tele-Media Buy" (PDF). Radio and Records. April 4, 1997. p. 6. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
- "KGZO Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
- "After 20 Years, Bonneville Bids Adieu To Big D" (PDF). Radio and Records. July 4, 1997. p. 6. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
- Official website (Radio Nueva Vida)
- Query the FCC's FM station database for KMRO
- Radio-Locator information on KMRO
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KMRO
- Query the FCC's FM station database for KGZO
- Radio-Locator information on KGZO
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KGZO
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KEYQ
- Radio-Locator Information on KEYQ
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for KEYQ