KFNY

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KFNY
KFNY La Preciosa 1440 AM logo.png
City Riverside, California
Broadcast area Riverside-San Bernardino, California
Branding La Preciosa 1440
Frequency 1440 kHz
First air date 1941 (as KPRO)
Format Adult hits
Language(s) Spanish
Power 1,000 watts unlimited
Class B
Facility ID 27390
Transmitter coordinates 34°1′36″N 117°21′27″W / 34.02667°N 117.35750°W / 34.02667; -117.35750Coordinates: 34°1′36″N 117°21′27″W / 34.02667°N 117.35750°W / 34.02667; -117.35750
Callsign meaning K FuNnY
(former comedy format)
Former callsigns KPRO (1941-1986)
KDIF (1986-2010)
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(Citicasters Licenses, Inc.)
Sister stations KGGI, KKDD, KMYT, KTDD, KTMQ
Webcast Listen Live
Website lapreciosa1440.iheart.com

KFNY (1440 AM, La Preciosa 1440) is a radio station broadcasting a Spanish adult hits format.[1] Licensed to Riverside, California, United States, the station serves the Riverside-San Bernardino area. The station is currently owned by iHeartMedia, Inc..[2] Its studios are in Riverside and the transmitter tower is in Colton along the Santa Ana River.

On September 27, 2010, the station flipped from Spanish Oldies to an all-comedy format, along with registering new calls KFNY.[3]

On August 4, 2014, following the end of the 24/7 Comedy radio network, the station flipped to news-talk as "NewsTalk AM 1440".[4]

On May 15, 2017 KFNY changed their format from news/talk to Spanish adult hits, branded as "La Preciosa 1440" (swapping formats with KKDD 1290 AM San Bernardino).[5]

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NewsTalk 1440 KFNY.jpg

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Summer 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-12. 
  2. ^ "KFNY Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2009-09-12. 
  3. ^ "24/7 Comedy Radio Debuts On KFNY-A/Riverside, CA". All Access. September 27, 2010. Retrieved May 10, 2017. 
  4. ^ "End Of 24/7 Comedy Leads To Flips Across The Country". All Access. August 4, 2014. Retrieved May 10, 2017. 
  5. ^ iHeart Swaps Inland Empire AM Formats RadioInsight - May 15, 2017

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