|Broadcast area||Portland, Oregon|
|Slogan||Portland's Classic Rock|
|Frequency||92.3 MHz (also on HD Radio)|
|First air date||December 6, 1967 (as KLIQ-FM)
February 1, 1974 (as KGON)
|Format||FM/HD1: Classic rock
HD2: Heavy metal "The Metal Channel"
HD3: Blues "The Delta"
|Callsign meaning||K OreGON|
|Former callsigns||KLIQ-FM (1967-1973)|
(Entercom License, LLC)
|Sister stations||KNRK, KYCH, KWJJ, KRSK, KMTT, KFXX|
KGON (92.3 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a classic rock format. The station also broadcasts in HD Radio, featuring live rock performances. Licensed to Portland, Oregon, United States, the station serves the Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington area. The station is owned by Entercom. The studios are located south of downtown Portland, and the transmitter site is in the city's Southwest Hills district.
Originally having signed on the air on December 6, 1967 as KLIQ-FM with a talk format, KGON would begin its life as an AOR on February 1, 1974, with "Here Comes the Sun" by The Beatles as its first song. It would continue in this direction until October 1992, when it shifted to its current classic rock direction.
- KGON's official website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for KGON
- Radio-Locator information on KGON
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KGON
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