KGOE

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KGOE
KGOE NewsTalkSports1480 logo.png
City Eureka, California
Branding News-Talk-Sports 1480
Frequency 1480 kHz
First air date May 12, 1933 (as KIEM)
Format Talk
Power 5,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 35529
Transmitter coordinates 40°44′28″N 124°12′05″W / 40.74111°N 124.20139°W / 40.74111; -124.20139
Callsign meaning KGO Eureka (station once simulcast KGO San Francisco)
Former callsigns KIEM (1933-1961)
KRED (1961-1994)
KTMA (1994-1996)
Former frequencies 1210 kHz (1933-1935)
1450 kHz (1935-1941)
Owner Bicoastal Media Licenses II, LLC
Website kgoe.com

KGOE (1480 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a talk radio format. Licensed to Eureka, California, United States, it serves the Eureka area. The station is currently owned by Bicoastal Media Licenses II, LLC.

The station is the North Coast's oldest continuously operating radio station. It signed on in 1933 as KIEM. It gradually spawned the area's first television station, KIEM-TV. The radio side changed its calls to KRED in 1961, but remained a sister station to KIEM-TV until the two stations were sold to separate owners in the 1970s.

The station's call letters come from a previous format, a full-time simulcast of San Francisco talk radio station KGO AM 810.

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