KFKA

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KFKA
City Greeley, Colorado
Broadcast area Fort Collins-Greeley, Colorado
Branding Newstalk 1310 KFKA
Frequency 1310 kHz
First air date June, 1923
Format News/talk
Power 5,000 watts (day)
1,000 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 71443
Transmitter coordinates 40°21′56″N 104°43′56″W / 40.36556°N 104.73222°W / 40.36556; -104.73222Coordinates: 40°21′56″N 104°43′56″W / 40.36556°N 104.73222°W / 40.36556; -104.73222
Affiliations CBS, FOX
Owner Music Ventures, LLC, dba Broadcast Media LLC
Webcast Listen live
Website 1310kfka.com

KFKA (1310 AM) is a radio station licensed to Greeley, Colorado that serves the Fort Collins-Greeley area. KFKA began broadcasts in June, 1923 as KFKA on 1100 kHz making it the second Colorado radio station after KLZ. It is the flagship station for the University of Northern Colorado Bears football and basketball radio network. It also carries a full slate of high school football and basketball games.

It moved to 750 kHz then 1200 kHz, both in 1927. It moved to 880 kHz in 1928. As a result of the NARBA agreement it moved to 910 kHz in 1941. It moved to its current frequency in 1948.

KFKA presents local news every hour throughout the day, anchored by news and sports director Troy Coverdale, and is an affiliate of CBS Radio News and Fox News Radio, with updates at the top and bottom of each hour.

Local weekday programming on KFKA begins with "NoCo Morning News" from 6am to 9am with Chad Peterson. Following "NoCo Morning News" is "The Stacy Petty Show" from 9am to 11am. "Agfinity Sports Day" with hosts Brady Hull and Jason Homan from 11am-1pm covers all things sports from local to national, high school to pro. "The Scooter McGee Show" airs from 9pm to 12am. Local weekend shows include "Senior Circle" on Sundays 10am-11am, "Tidbits Radio" on Sundays 11am-12pm, and Golden Years Theatre on Sundays 6pm-12am.

KFKA has recently added three new shows: "Preps Midweek" and "Football Night in Northern Colorado" hosted by Tyler Walje, airs Wednesdays at 6 pm and Fridays at 5 pm, respectively and "Preps Rewind" with hosts Clark Johnson and Tyler Walje airs Saturdays 10am-11am and covers all high school sports in Northern Colorado.

KFKA also carries nationally syndicated programming: National sports host "Jim Rome" airs from 1pm to 4pm, "Dave Ramsey" airs 6pm to 9pm, and "Jerry Doyle" is on from 12am to 3am weekdays.

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