KGIO

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KGIO
CityAstoria, Oregon
BrandingRadio Cadena Manantial
Frequency90.5 MHz
Translator(s)K211ET (90.1 MHz, Astoria)
K296BP (107.1 MHz, Ephrata, WA)
First air date2006
FormatSpanish Christian
ERP48 watts
HAAT143 meters (469 feet)
ClassA
Facility ID92452
Transmitter coordinates46°10′56″N 123°48′09″W / 46.18222°N 123.80250°W / 46.18222; -123.80250
Former callsignsKORM (2003-2009)
OwnerCentro Familiar Cristiano

KGIO (90.5 FM) is a non-commercial educational radio station licensed to serve Astoria, Oregon, United States. The station is owned by Centro Familiar Cristiano.

KGIO broadcasts a Spanish-language Christian radio format as an affiliate of Radio Cadena Manantial.[1]

History[edit]

This station received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on August 7, 2003.[2] The new station was assigned the call letters KORM by the FCC on August 29, 2003.[3] KORM received its license to cover from the FCC on November 2, 2006.[4]

In December 2008, World Radio Network, Inc., agreed to sell KORM to Carlos Arana Ministries for a reported total sale price of $45,000.[5] The deal was approved by the FCC on February 10, 2009, and consummated on April 9, 2009.[6] The new owners had the call sign changed to KGIO on April 16, 2009.[3]

On November 9, 2012, the sale of KGIO and translator K211ET to Centro Familiar Cristiano was consummated at a purchase price of $45,000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron.
  2. ^ "Application Search Details (BPED-19990104ME)". FCC Media Bureau. August 7, 2003.
  3. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. Retrieved April 8, 2009.
  4. ^ "Application Search Details (BLED-20060718ABQ)". FCC Media Bureau. November 2, 2006.
  5. ^ "Transactions: 1-22-09". Radio Business Report. January 22, 2009.
  6. ^ "Application Search Details (BALED-20081217ABG)". FCC Media Bureau. February 10, 2009.

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