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KFAY NewsTalk1030 logo.png
City Farmington, Arkansas
Broadcast area Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers Metropolitan Area
Branding NewsTalk 1030
Frequency 1030 kHz
First air date January 28, 1947 (first license granted)
Format News/Talk radio
  • 6,000 watts (day)
  • 1,000 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 16573
Callsign meaning FAYetteville[1]
Owner Cumulus Media
(Cumulus Licensing LLC)
Website newstalk1030.com

KFAY (1030 AM, "NewsTalk 1030") is a radio station serving the Fayetteville, Arkansas, area with a News/Talk radio format. It is under ownership of Cumulus Media. 1030 AM is a United States clear-channel frequency, on which WBZ in Boston is the dominant Class A station.

KFAY originally signed on as KGRH 1450 kHz, licensed to Fayetteville. It later changed calls to KHOG and moved to 1440 kHz. KHOG programmed a top 40 format in the 1970s. KHOG moved from 1440 kHz to the present day 1030 kHz frequency in the mid-1980s under the ownership of Demaree Media.


  1. ^ Nelson, Bob (2008-05-31). "Call Letter Origins". The Broadcast Archive. Archived from the original on 2016-02-18. Retrieved 2008-06-08. 

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Coordinates: 36°06′34″N 94°10′59″W / 36.10944°N 94.18306°W / 36.10944; -94.18306