|Branding||AM 1680 The Answer|
|Slogan||News. Opinion. Insight.|
|First air date||1998|
|Power||10,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
|Former callsigns||KAVT (1998-2008)|
|Affiliations||Salem Radio Network|
|Owner||Compass Broadcasting, Inc.|
KGED is an AM expanded band radio station located in the Fresno, California area and broadcasts on the AM dial at 1680 kHz. It features a conservative talk radio format called "AM 1680 The Answer," a branding also used by many talk stations owned by the Salem Media Group. While the station carries many of the Salem syndicated radio hosts, the station is owned by Compass Broadcasting, Inc. This station first signed on the air in 1998 as KAVT. It broadcasts with 10,000 watts by day and 1,000 watts at night.
From the Salem Radio network, KGED airs Hugh Hewitt, Eric Metaxas, Bill Bennett and Michael Medved. Other syndicated shows heard on KGED include Laura Ingraham, Dave Ramsey, "Midnight in The Desert" with Art Bell, "America's Morning News" with Matt Ray and "America Overnight" with Jon Grayson.
KGED 1680 The Answer is the flagship station for Fresno Pacific Athletics.
In October 2011, KGED 1680 re-launched with a conservative talk radio format with mostly syndicated talk personalities.
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