KGIO

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KGIO
City Astoria, Oregon
Branding Radio Cadena Manantial
Frequency 90.5 MHz
Translator(s) K211ET (90.1 FM)
First air date 2006
Format Spanish Christian
ERP 48 watts
HAAT 143 meters (469 feet)
Class A
Facility ID 92452
Transmitter coordinates 46°10′56″N 123°48′09″W / 46.18222°N 123.80250°W / 46.18222; -123.80250
Former callsigns KORM (2003-2009)
Owner Centro 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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